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Re: [css3-flexbox] overflow property

From: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
Date: Sun, 13 May 2012 18:40:34 +0200
Message-ID: <4FAFE402.9070107@moonhenge.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
CC: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
On 13/05/2012 15:20, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 5/13/12 5:44 AM, Anton Prowse wrote:
>> There isn't much alternative to this,
> Well, in fairness there is: Whenever such a limitation of CSS2.1 is hit,
> errata CSS2.1 as needed and publish the updated version quickly. As in,
> move it to more of a "living spec" model. As long as the changes are
> just adding new definition hooks, this should be pretty safe in terms of
> not making existing implementations non-compliant (a common complaint
> about the "living spec" model), have low overhead, and not block other
> specs too much.

A fair point.  I should have been more careful and said that "within the 
current modus operandi of the group...".

Actually, I rather like the idea of a "living spec" when it's done 
through errata so that changes can be versioned.

Anton Prowse
Received on Sunday, 13 May 2012 16:41:03 UTC

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