Re: [css-regions] restricting flow-from further

On 7/10/13 2:08 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <> wrote:

>On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 1:59 PM, Alan Stearns <> wrote:
>> Do you have a use case for creating a region chain out of list items? Do
>> people use lists to create layouts?
>> Or are you asking me to add an additional caveat that flow-from does not
>> apply to elements whose display-extras property resolves to list-item?
>Neither.  I'm saying that if you can put a region into a display:block
>element, excluding display:list-item elements (which desugar into
>"display-outside:block-level; display-inside: block; display-extras:
>list-item;", identical to what "display: block" desugars into save the
>last property) is just perverse.  It's a restriction for no reason.

Given that display-extras is merely a proposal, I'm skeptical that current
implementations have refactored list items sufficiently that extending
region support from blocks to list items would be a simple task. The
reason for the restriction would be to avoid implementation cost for
little to no gain.



Received on Wednesday, 10 July 2013 21:26:44 UTC