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Re: [css-logical-properties] the 'inline-{start,end}' values for 'float' and 'clear'

From: Johannes Wilm <johanneswilm@vivliostyle.com>
Date: Sat, 14 Nov 2015 07:04:44 +0100
Message-ID: <CABkgm-QjJPvihsLauirV9=2jFm7iNMTv6yGvvKL6NPBDNkErRQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Cc: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gmail.com>, Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Rossen Atanassov <ratan@microsoft.com>, Jonathan Kew <jfkthame@gmail.com>, "Elika J. Etemad" <fantasai@inkedblade.net>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
On Sat, Nov 14, 2015 at 1:54 AM, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:

>
>
> > On Nov 13, 2015, at 2:24 PM, Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > We should avoid that though. Consider a case when we want to extend 1-d
> property to 2-d, or 1-d/2-d impls are mixed among users. So just 'start'
> should not have 2-d effects unless other properties or additional values
> are set.
>
> Under my proposal, 'float: start' would be short for 'float: start none',
> meaning 1D effect in inline direction only.
>
> Tab's idea was that 'float: start' would be short for 'float: start
> start', which would be 2D. That might have been only for the
> 'float-reference: <not-inline>' case though. In which case, it would be
> safe to use it when you had 'float-reference: inline', since that would be
> 1D too.
>

Yes, but neither one of those proposals are taking stacking direction into
account so far.

So all in all, I don't think we can get to a decision on just this thing
before talking about the other things unless there is consensus on one of
the two points I mentioned.

But we will be trying to figure out the floats in general fairly soon. Tab
and Fantasai will be reading up on this and we will be discussing floats at
some point in December.
Received on Saturday, 14 November 2015 06:05:19 UTC

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