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Re: [css-display] feedback on box-suppress

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2015 13:07:26 -0700
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <66E4315E-A21A-47CE-BB71-7BD59C32765E@gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>

> On Jun 27, 2015, at 5:41 AM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> 
>> On 06/20/2015 06:09 PM, fantasai wrote:
>> 
>> I don't think it's as user-friendly as the current list of keywords.
>>   show | discard | hide
>> is pretty explicit about the differences among the keywords, whereas
>> normal | none really isn't self-evident at all.
>> 
>> All in favor of a better property name, though!
>> (I don't have any good suggestions.)
> 
> Actually, I suggest calling it 'display-or-not' until someone comes up
> with something better.
> 
>  display-or-not: show | discard | hide
> 
> Pretty clear what we mean, but also clear we need a new name. =)

I'm still hoping for a value of 'none', so there is more of a tie-in to the old, familiar 'display:none'. That gets used so much, that even 'display-or-not: none' makes for an easy association with that. Although I still prefer 'display-box: none'. 
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