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[csswg-drafts] [css-inline] inline-sizing property name is too similar to inline-size (#5189)

From: Amelia Bellamy-Royds via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 04:14:51 +0000
To: public-css-archive@w3.org
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AmeliaBR has just created a new issue for https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts:

== [css-inline] inline-sizing property name is too similar to inline-size ==
CSS Inline currently defines an [`inline-sizing` property](https://drafts.csswg.org/css-inline-3/#line-fill) that changes how the height of inline boxes is calculated.

The name is a problem because we have an unrelated [`inline-size` property](https://drafts.csswg.org/css-logical-1/#propdef-inline-size) for declaring width or height based on the logical writing-mode.

As far as I know, there are no implementations of `inline-sizing`. There are definitely implementations of `inline-size`.

So this issue is to bikeshed a new name for the property [as described in the spec](https://drafts.csswg.org/css-inline-3/#inline-box-dimensions).

(Note that I personally do not understand enough about inline layout to interpret that description, so I cannot offer any good suggestions. Only that it shouldn't be the same as another property with a grammatical tense change. If someone is able to draw some pretty pictures demonstrating how this property would affect layout, that might help other people come up with name suggestions!)

Please view or discuss this issue at https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/5189 using your GitHub account
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