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Re: [css3-flexbox] is 'wrap-reverse' confusing?

From: Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu <kennyluck@csail.mit.edu>
Date: Fri, 06 Jul 2012 20:42:23 +0800
Message-ID: <4FF6DD2F.8000909@csail.mit.edu>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>
(12/07/06 15:24), Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> I'll start by saying that I'm extremely disinclined to make any syntax
> changes that aren't related to fixing an error in the spec.  Mild,
> arguable improvements to the usability of a name aren't worth
> disturbing the syntax at this point in the spec's life.

Sure. Besides making my concern clear, I have no strong opinion on this
unless a Web developer supports my idea. I have found no one at the moment.

> Responding to the actual proposal, I don't find it an improvement.  I
> don't think it's worse, it's just not better.  "wrap-reverse"
> parallels row/column-reverse - I think the fact that it means exactly
> the same thing makes it easier to learn and remember. If we were to
> change wrap in this way, I'd want to change row/column in the same
> way, with optional "to start/end/head/foot" values as appropriate.

That would be fine by me and it addresses my concern. I am only finding
'wrap-reverse' confusing because I interpret it as the S shape.

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