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Re: [css3-align] The Great Alignment Bikeshed

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 14 May 2012 12:45:20 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCmEN2PLObiqRW3-HvWyd0ykx9buF7s0MK6gyxRoxh7LA@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Sun, May 13, 2012 at 4:21 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> Set 3: Outside/Inside/Items
>   +--------X----------------Y------
>  A | justify-outside  align-outside
>  B | justify-inside   align-inside
>  C | justify-items    align-items

This is my favorite.

For one, I value the swapped ordering.  Having "justify" and "align"
come first makes more sense to me, given our general rules for how
alignment works.  It also puts us slightly farther away from the
existing text/vertical-align properties, which is good.

For two, outside/inside is very difficult to confuse, especially as we
introduce more things using the inside/outside pair.

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