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Re: CSS Regions considered harmful (was: [css-regions] issue 16858 redux)

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:49:43 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAV21xaOidfpJFS4SuP2VRnR5oRLjEKsP2=PmGFm9TZDg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Cc: Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com>, Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 2:42 PM, Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com> wrote:
> The only really good use case for Regions that I can think of is the
> tradition newspaper layout where you have a front-page article ending
> in "continued on page x" -- having a receptive region on page x makes
> sense when recreating this classic design.

You don't read enough magazines.  Flowing text from one shape to
another is another other major use-case.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 22 January 2014 22:50:31 UTC

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