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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-flexbox][css-grid] order property definition only mentions "flex items" (#5865)

From: fantasai via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 21:09:10 +0000
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Alignment is about the positioning of boxes relative to their containing blocks, and `order` has nothing to do with that. So I think it wouldn't make sense there.

CSS Box Model focuses on margins and paddings and defining the various box areas. I don't think `order` really fits into there either.

CSS Display focuses on the construction of the box tree, and `order` effectively reorders elements in the box tree. This is why I think it's the best fit.

Note the +1 from @rachelandrew, who teaches this stuff. If she felt it was an uncertain fit, I think she would not have marked +1.

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