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Re: The CSS Problem

From: Jens O. Meiert <jens@meiert.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2012 20:22:45 -0800
Message-ID: <CAJ0g8QRifzz=3gNDn_u8rPO9MeGdu-56=AZhn_nSvXxnWSL13Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-style@w3.org
> all the different ways CSS 3 has envisioned to do layouts by now

This is, after closer inspection as I wasn’t sure whether anything
changed, a great example for my criticism:

* CSS Flexible Box Layout Module, http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-flexbox/
* CSS Grid Layout, http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-grid-layout/
* CSS Multi-column Layout Module, http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-multicol/
* CSS Positioned Layout Module Level 3, http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-positioning/
* CSS Grid Template Layout Module, http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-layout/
* Alternative Grid Layout proposal,

*All* are solving very similar problems.

Yet *all* appear be on the CSS WG radar, if one can believe

Why and how, if that is the assumption, would we *not* consolidate?

Jens O. Meiert
Received on Tuesday, 20 November 2012 04:23:33 UTC

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