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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-sizing] Adding a 'size' shorthand for 'width'/'height'

From: Christoph Päper via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:47:44 +0000
To: public-css-archive@w3.org
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Naming isn’t really something that implementers, i.e. browser vendors,
 should have the last say in. Like @astearns says, it’s about the 
“author experience”. 

> ## [Module 
interactions](https://drafts.csswg.org/css-sizing/#placement)
> This module extends the `width`, `height`, `min-width`, 
`min-height`, `max-width`, `max-height`, […] features defined in 
[CSS21] chapter 10 […]

The respective level-3 module to replace the level-2 reference would 
be [[CSS-**BOX**]](https://drafts.csswg.org/css-box/) if I’m not 
mistaken. At the risk of sounding annoying, the `box-` prefix (and 
`box` shorthand) seems appropriate to me, although it is implied in 
most properties currently.

(Fun fact: `box-sizing` was put into 
[[CSS-UI]](https://drafts.csswg.org/css-ui/#propdef-box-sizing) back 
in the day – i.e. 200*X* –, just because it was thought to be one of 
the earliest modules to reach REC status that wasn’t feature-frozen 
already.)

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