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Re: [css3-grid-layout] Renaming auto grid properties

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2012 13:35:42 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDADutexEOnWA8Y21ofDkAE17AL3Xe+ShOUrGCcZVNGdAw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Phil Cupp <pcupp@microsoft.com>
Cc: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 11:47 AM, Phil Cupp <pcupp@microsoft.com> wrote:
> I like flow over add.  I was writing up a response that compared flex-flow to grid-flow... I like the similarity.
> Also note that grid-flow: rows currently means search over all the rows in column 1 looking for a spot, then move to column 2 and search all rows and repeat adding new columns as necessary until we find a free spot to place the grid item.  If the name changes so we write grid-auto-add: rows instead, I think the name implies that we will add new rows as necessary so we should be searching columns first.  I prefer to define the direction of the flow so +1 for grid-auto-flow.
> The other two property name changes I like.

+1 to Phil's reasoning.  I like fantasai's names for the sizing
properties, and prefer grid-auto-flow since auto positioning doesn't
necessarily add rows/columns.

Received on Tuesday, 14 February 2012 21:36:29 UTC

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