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

From: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2014 22:53:04 +0000
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
CC: Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CF058B98.367C0%stearns@adobe.com>
On 1/22/14, 2:49 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

>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.

And, as I’ve been pointing out for months and months and months, there are
non-column-based use cases for directing flow content from one container
to another.

Thanks,

Alan

Received on Wednesday, 22 January 2014 22:53:51 UTC

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