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

From: Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2012 16:05:16 -0700
Message-ID: <CANMdWTtkZxO=b+ky+kDH80SyzYUaFnZs2LP_i_Qd4jA9PF2hMA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, Tony Chang <tony@chromium.org>, Julien Chaffraix <jchaffraix@chromium.org>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 3:45 PM, Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>wrote:

> [fantasai:]
> > ...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
> out).
> 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.

Tony and I would both prefer leaving this for a future version. If there
are significant, core use-cases that require this, that might change my

> 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 23:06:04 UTC

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