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Re: [css-flexbox] Adding gaps (like grid-gap) to flexbox

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Feb 2016 12:06:00 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBhP84kD8Y6c+j162Fx7tHytBZjP=km+H5irZgG-WopEg@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Sun, Feb 28, 2016 at 3:26 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> On 02/28/2016 04:25 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> On Sun, Feb 28, 2016 at 11:49 AM, Rachel Andrew
>> <rachelandrewuk@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On talking to authors about Grid and Flexbox, in terms of the
>>> similarities
>>> between the two specifications, I’ve heard a number of people wonder why
>>> Flexbox does not also have “gaps” (gutters).
>> Yup, this is currently tracked on the Flexbox 2 Ideas wiki page
>> <https://wiki.csswg.org/spec/css-flexbox-2>.
> Could we just define grid-row-gap and grid-column gap to work on flexbox?

That sounds incredibly weird and wrong.  Flexbox isn't a grid, nor
does it have "rows" and "columns".  The names should be
"flex-main-gap" and "flex-cross-gap" or similar.

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