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Re: [css-grid] Punt subgrids to level 2?

From: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
Date: Tue, 04 Feb 2014 02:32:07 +0000
Message-ID: <52F05127.6090800@exyr.org>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, Julien Chaffraix <jchaffraix@google.com>
On 04/02/2014 02:20, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> During the f2f, I got private feedback from Rossen that, while the IE
> team understands the value of the subgrid functionality, they feel
> it's too much additional complexity to gate shipping Grid on.  Waiting
> for it would likely delay exposing Grid to the public for some time,
> which is unfortunate.
> I wanted to get feedback from Chrome's implementors as well before I
> made any request, so I asked Julien Chaffraix about it today.  He
> agreed completely - while the examples seem fine, the implementation
> will be sufficiently difficult that it would delay shipping Grid for
> several months at least, possibly more.
> Given that the rest of Grid's recent changes are minor tweaks that
> will require only a tiny bit of implementation work before we're ready
> to ship publicly, I'd like to ask to remove the subgrid functionality
> from level 1 of the spec.
> I know it's currently at-risk, but I don't feel like that section of
> the spec will be CR-ready before Chrome and IE are ready to ship
> implementations of the rest of the spec publicly.  We should go ahead
> and punt it now, rather than pretending that it'll stay through to CR
> or delaying the CR of the spec due to this.

Speaking for Mozilla: Yes, do it.

Simon Sapin
Received on Tuesday, 4 February 2014 02:32:31 UTC

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