Re: a new proposal for grid layout, derived from MSFT's


-----Message d'origine----- 
From: Tab Atkins Jr.
Sent: Wednesday, November 17, 2010 7:54 PM
To: Daniel Glazman
Cc: Alex Mogilevsky ; ; Markus Mielke
Subject: Re: a new proposal for grid layout, derived from MSFT's

On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 9:42 AM, Daniel Glazman
<> wrote:
> Le 17/11/10 18:29, Alex Mogilevsky a écrit :
>> I love this idea. It is a very simple addition, and it makes a lot of
>> common scenarios much more manageable.
>> I think for named lines to really integrate well, line names should be
>> interchangeable with line indices. 'grid-position' property as proposed 
>> here
>> does that. But 'grid-column-span'/'grid-row-span' wouldn't readily take a
>> name. It can be fixed by having separate properties for start/end grid 
>> lines
>> (like 'grid-column-start'/'grid-column-end'... or even
>> 'grid-x-start'/'grid-x-end' ?)
> I have the feeling that indices should be dropped in
> favor of named lines. I don't really like the idea
> of spanning in a grid layout. A grid should define
> position of blocks and spanning is really a concept
> that belongs to tables and should not be there.

I disagree.  Numbered indexes are useful in the case of dynamic grid
additions.  It's clumsy to have to make up unique names every time you
want to dynamically add a row or column.


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