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Re: [css-align][css-inline] First/last baseline alignment

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:01:05 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDB9v3HeHEZvb_MRULD55ihNQiFHG_-p+8h0VOBQp7XXoA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Cc: Javier Fernandez <jfernandez@igalia.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Feb 24, 2015 at 8:56 AM, Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com> wrote:
>> On Feb 24, 2015, at 4:00 AM, Javier Fernandez <jfernandez@igalia.com> wrote:
>>> On 02/24/2015 05:01 AM, fantasai wrote:
>>>  <baseline> = [ first | last ]? && baseline
>>>
>>> instead of
>>>
>>>  <baseline> = baseline | first-baseline | last-baseline
>>
>> Separate keys complicates CSS parsing. Even though it's not terribly
>> complex, I fail to see the advantages of having separate keywords. I
>> think the second form is clearer.
>
> I also prefer the second form. I don't want to have to remember whether I need to use a dash or a space for these values.

Same here.  While we're not totally consistent about this, these
constitute a tightly coupled term, and so should be a single keyword.

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 24 February 2015 18:01:56 UTC

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