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Re: [css-display] Refactoring 'display', got a crazy idea

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:53:58 +0200
To: www-style@w3.org, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Message-ID: <op.x38dz8plidj3kv@simons-macbook-pro.local>
On Fri, 08 May 2015 01:37:47 +0200, fantasai  
<fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:

> The term "flow" was taken from the HTML specs, where it indicates
> a mix of inline and block content. This is consistent with how
> CSS block containers accept a mix of inline and block content and
> format them together.

So the HTML spec intentionally moved away from "inline" and "block"  
terminology for its content models to avoid confusion with CSS 'display'.  
It seems like a bad idea to repeat the same mistake.

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Simon Pieters
Opera Software
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