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Re: [css-line-grid] Are named grids required?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:55:14 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAtdHxcNcHzSM_fae-wLGGcc0pe_chmCHGSGqc_X9_deg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 1:31 PM, Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com> wrote:
> On 2/26/14, 1:21 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>>I like "match-parent", but is it useful to allow something to opt out
>>of the line-grid without establishing a new one?  (That is, an
>>explicit "none" value?)
> My thought has been that line-grid only determines whether an element
> establishes a new line grid or inherits the existing grid from a parent.
> It’s the line-snap (and box-snap or block-snap?) properties that allow for
> opting in or out of using the grid for positioning boxes.
> So while the initial value of line-grid needs to allow for using a
> pre-existing grid, I’m not sure there’s a use for turning off the grid
> from this property.

Ah, right.  In that case, no need for more values.  I like fantasai's
"match-parent", then.  I think I prefer "new" over "create".

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