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

On 7/10/13 3:12 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <> wrote:

>On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 2:26 PM, Alan Stearns <> wrote:
>> 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?
>>>> people use lists to create layouts?
>>>> Or are you asking me to add an additional caveat that flow-from does
>>>> 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
>> 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.
>I protest a decision being made based on implementation concerns that
>have nothing to do with any theoretical inefficiency, nor on any
>merely-practical-but-still-large issue, but merely on the fact that
>some impls use separate classes for list items and blocks.  There's no
>reason to break the conceptual model here.

Given this feedback and an off-list conversation with Rossen, I've
reverted the change.



Received on Friday, 19 July 2013 18:46:49 UTC