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Re: Proposition. Positioning content with guidelines

From: Alexander Shpack <shadowkin@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2012 01:47:24 +0200
Message-ID: <CAK4xKXn-O4=dz-RMRbvAdQaQu8HDEp5v2WNxwBU96KyQJmPdyw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Phil Cupp <pcupp@microsoft.com>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
> In my opinion, this is a fool's errand.  I don't think it's possible
> to come up with a single layout model that solves all of the major
> use-cases that the separate models we currently have can do.

Impossible? I hear that every day. I don't and won't know this word.
What is major use-cases? Please, provide more information about it.
Human imagination is so infinite.... ;)

> believe the complexity of having several layout models is a worthy
> cost for the benefit of making it simple and easy to solve problems
> once you decide with model to use.

Once again, today authors have 7 (seven) types of content
positioning!!! Is it easy to solve?

> I strongly disagree.  I don't think it's possible to replicate some of
> the common use-cases, even with complex combinations of those three.
> Many simple cases can be replicated with them, but it'll be more
> complex than doing it with Grid.

What about next thought: guidelines is a base, core for another
positioning schemes? Web-page texturing on the guidelines, where
textures is content.
I totally sure, that this idea will visit you after 2 years of spec

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