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RE: [css-snap-size] Use 'factor' as the term?

From: Francois Remy <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2016 15:32:22 -0800
Message-ID: <DUB408-EAS185AFDC66657A97DEE669F8A5BC0@phx.gbl>
To: "'Tab Atkins Jr.'" <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "'fantasai'" <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
CC: "'www-style list'" <www-style@w3.org>
> >> If we are ready to bikeshed this, I think "step" might be better than
> >> "factor".
> >
> > Maybe. But since we're already using counter-increment, reusing that
> > term seems to make sense?
> 
> Eh, "increment" there is related to the *verb* increment, as in "increase by
> some amount".  It's not related to the noun increment ("the smallest/most
> significant units of increase"), which is the concept we're trying to invoke
> here. I like "increment" less now.
> 
> I like "step" quite a bit - it's also used by HTML in the <input type=number
> step> attribute to mean exactly what we want here.

I have no strong opinion on the matter. 
Step is shorter, but I would be fine with both.
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