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Re: [css-grid] Auto-placement and named lines

From: Emil Björklund <bjorklund.emil@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 25 Jul 2015 12:10:19 +0200
Message-ID: <CAPsQUpLWsjUUN4niFcATOrMX3T5iH2w=sai8EY30ZdU=RtoiwA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Cheers Tab, I think this could be a really useful addition.

(Sorry for the slow burn, in vacation-mode)

//emil

On Fri, Jul 17, 2015 at 12:51 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 28, 2015 at 9:40 AM, Emil Björklund
> <bjorklund.emil@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have some feedback regarding the automatic placement algorithm in Grid
> > Layout. Apologies if this has already been discussed & rejected – I tried
> > searching the archives.
> >
> > When I started playing around with grids & automatic placement, I really
> > liked the fact that you could specify a span without that giving the
> item a
> > definite placement on the grid. I was thrilled to learn of named grid
> lines,
> > and that spans can be across specific names. The one thing I feel is
> missing
> > is to constrain the automatic placement to not just span across named
> lines
> > but also *only start at specific names*.
>
> I agree with Manuel that this sounds like a useful feature, and we
> should probably address it at some point.
>
> However, this seems like a relatively low-priority feature, and
> there's no issue with adding it in the future, so I'd like to defer it
> to Grid 2.  I've tracked it in
> <https://wiki.csswg.org/spec/css-grid-2>.
>
> ~TJ
>
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