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Re: [css-scroll-snap] Add property to define 'proximity'

From: Sebastian Zartner <sebastianzartner@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:30:36 +0100
Message-ID: <CAERejNbuF0Wd=hRBw3fnrYr=HDf47pvN7y16a1hc4CtTn4cj2g@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 15 December 2015 at 00:23, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Sun, Dec 13, 2015 at 2:10 PM, Sebastian Zartner
> <sebastianzartner@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Currently the description for the value 'proximity' lets it up to the
> > UA to determine when snapping should happen.
> >
> > Though there may be some situations in which an author wants to
> > specify the distance at which the element is snapped by himself.
> >
> > E.g. taking the example of cities in a map, it should be possible to
> > define how far away from a city the viewport should be snapped to it.
> >
> > This property could be called 'scroll-snap-distance' and may have the
> > following syntax:
> >
> > scroll-snap-distance: auto | <length>{1,2}
> >
> > Where <length> defines the absolute block and inline distances. If
> > only one value is given, it refers to both axises.
> > A third possible value may be <percentage>, which would define the
> > distance(s) relative to the block or inline size of the viewport or
> > scroll container. Though I'm not sure whether that is needed.
>
> We're not sure this functionality is needed at all, which is why we
> haven't included it yet. ^_^

I thought so. :-) Well, I don't have a strong feeling about it, though
I believe it may be something people would like to have control over,
maybe not only authors but also users.

But let's see if further interest and use cases pop up.

Sebastian
Received on Tuesday, 15 December 2015 07:31:27 UTC

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