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Re: [css-scroll-snap] Splitting scroll-snap-type, shorthanding on scroll container

From: Sebastian Zartner <sebastianzartner@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2016 09:29:56 +0100
Message-ID: <CAERejNaw7iFjjx4oo7CSYLN2LNnMY06ujUgm_j5_0kT+PwcyNg@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 16 January 2016 at 00:41, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> On 12/13/2015 01:31 PM, Sebastian Zartner wrote:
>> On 9 December 2015 at 19:36, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Dec 8, 2015 at 5:05 AM, Sebastian Zartner
>>> <sebastianzartner@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> To me the difference between the 'both' and 'point' values is not
>>>> clear yet, or more precisely the difference between two 1D snap
>>>> positions vs. one 2D snap position.
>>>> So assuming those values could be removed, the property could also be
>>>> split up in two, one for each axis. So we'd have
>>>> 'scroll-snap-type-block' and 'scroll-snap-type-inline'.
>>> I'd love to know what we could improve in
>>> <https://drafts.csswg.org/css-scroll-snap/#snap-dimensions> to make
>>> this clearer.  They can't be merged, as they do two rather different
>>> things.
>> Examples explaining the differences would help.
>> For the description and the examples given for 2D snap positions I'd
>> imagine having two 1D snap positions for each axis to work the same.
>> After rereading the spec. I guess what is actually meant is 'axis
>> snapping' vs. 'point snapping'. The difference would be that for axis
>> snapping the scroll snapping can happen along the whole *axis*, while
>> for point snapping it can only happen at that specific *point*. If
>> that's the case, I suggest to rename 1D snap positions and 2D snap
>> positions accordingly to clarify that difference.
> Hi Sebastian,
> Tab and I just went through the spec and renamed these terms as you
> suggested, and in general tried to clarify what they meant. Please
> take a look and let us know if you have further suggestions for
> improvement.
>   https://drafts.csswg.org/css-scroll-snap/#snap-type

Hi fantasai, hi Tab,

it reads much clearer now. Thank you!

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