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RE: [css3-grid-layout] grid-descendant grid items

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2012 22:45:13 +0000
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3C4041FF83E1E04A986B6DC50F0178291BE20CF2@TK5EX14MBXC221.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>

> ...it was brought up that Grid Layout is currently only capable of
> positioning immediate children of the grid element

This constraint generally aligns with the flexbox model where children 
of the flex container turn into flex items. (Given how much we have
prioritized 'consistency' lately, I think it's reasonable to point that

Thankfully it seems we're not changing the default behavior i.e. this is 
an extension. Any reason this needs to be addressed in Level 1 though? 
The potential for enhancements in this area is very large. While I'm not 
opposed to staying in WD and postponing some level of cross-browser interop 
while Bert thinks of other 'interesting examples' I'd also like to know if 
other implementers believe this needs to be defined in order for them to 
implement this feature. Author input is also especially important; very 
specifically: what can't they do with the feature as it is that would be
solved by including this proposal? 
Received on Thursday, 9 August 2012 22:45:43 UTC

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