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Re: [css-regions] Changed @region rule to ::region() pseudo-element

From: Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 May 2013 19:38:37 -0700
Message-ID: <CADC=+jc85WnU6tgmyGy-FY8rMOPWrFjjV7DpPrwPXMeqXV7bvw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>, Sylvain Galineau <galineau@adobe.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
>> Anyway, the rest of my argument stands. I still think @region is more elegant and readable and writable, without resorting to workarounds for the inherent problems of the pseudo-element approach, workarounds which can't really give it enough help to restore the original simplicity and elegance of the @rule approach.
> While I agree with you that the grouping allowed by @region was good
> (we've received feedback that the repetition required to use
> ::distributed() isn't great either), I'd rather solve it generically
> by reworking my Hierarchies (Nesting Rules) draft.
> In other words, I support keeping ::region(), and then working on a
> generic nesting solution that'll fix the repetition.
> ~TJ

I don't generally respond with a +1, but this sounds really good to me so:  +1.

Brian Kardell :: @briankardell :: hitchjs.com
Received on Friday, 24 May 2013 02:39:05 UTC

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