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Re: [css3-flexbox] One final round of bikeshedding on property/value names?

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2012 21:23:57 +0200
Message-ID: <4F8DC34D.1040209@disruptive-innovations.com>
To: www-style@w3.org
Le 17/04/12 01:33, Tab Atkins Jr. a écrit :
> I have a few pending issues on Flexbox about the naming of various
> properties and property values.  I'll lay them out in short form here,
> so we can discuss them all together, like ripping off a band-aid.
> (Note that after this, regardless of the result, I'll be rejecting any
> name-change suggestions with prejudice.)
> The Alignment Properties
> =====================
> In<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2012Feb/0743.html>,
> fantasai proposes renaming all of the alignment properties and some of
> their values:
> 'flex-align' becomes 'content-align'
> 'flex-item-align' becomes 'box-align'
> 'flex-line-pack' becomes 'content-pack'
> 'flex-pack' becomes 'content-justify'

Well, I also see a lot of value in keeping the flex-* prefix. It
adds readability, it helps the learning curve, it helps maintainance
because all flex-box properties are easy to search for with one
pattern only...

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