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Re: [css-display] FYI: Gecko Intent to ship CSS display:flow-root

From: Mats Palmgren <mats@mozilla.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2016 21:13:25 +0100
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, Jet Villegas <jet@mozilla.com>, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Message-ID: <91160020-d0a7-a19d-5c13-e11023eb5ccc@mozilla.com>
On 12/23/2016 07:00 PM, fantasai wrote:
 > That said, I'd love to see you all at least *ask* us to officially
 > stabilize specs you're planning to ship before announcing that
 > you're going to do it anyway.

Well, Tab said it was "stable design-wise" and then implied that
he wanted to see someone shipping it:
I took that as an OK to ship it; did I misunderstand?

 > In this case, I think we can easily transition a trimmed down version
 > of Display in January. It would help to know which of its features
 > Mozilla has or is planning to implement, and if there are any known
 > spec issues with those features.

Only display:flow-root this time.
We have previously shipped display:contents and the ruby values
(and the obvious CSS2 values).  We have *not* implemented 'run-in'
yet though.  We only support the single-keyword form of 'display'.

AFAICT, the 'display' keywords we haven't implemented yet are:
   run-in, flow, inline-list-item
Is the spec for these stable enough to implement and/or ship?

I think we (Gecko) plan to implement 'inline-list-item'[1] at some point.

I'm not aware of any plans to implement 'display:flow', but it seems
kind of trivial (in its single-keyword form) so I don't see any reason
not to.

There's a (very old) bug filed on 'run-in' where someone said it was
*removed* from Chrome/Safari[2] - was that because authors weren't
very interested in this feature, or because of some other reason?
Are they interested in adding it again?



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