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Re: [css-grid] On cells occupied by named grid areas and auto-placement algorithm

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2016 15:54:50 -0500
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Sergio Villar Senin <svillar@igalia.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <56D9F61A.8070605@inkedblade.net>
On 03/04/2016 02:24 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 4, 2016 at 4:32 AM, Sergio Villar Senin <svillar@igalia.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> the grid item placement algorithm has been recently changed so that it
>> considers that a grid cell belonging to a named grid area is an occupied
>> cell. This means that auto-placed items won't occupy those cells covered
>> by a named grid area.
>
> That's actually from Sep 2014 ^_^
> <https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/commit/dc00d0899df224495ee1795f3d54ea0c2a0ce3c4>

Actually, it's from
   https://hg.csswg.org/drafts/rev/33f3401c55cd
   https://hg.csswg.org/drafts/diff/33f3401c55cd/css-grid/Overview.src.html

I don't recall discussing the change.

> Good questions. I've pinged fantasai for her opinions, but as I see
> it, we have three reasonable options:
> tho.)
>
> 3. Drop this line, so only explicitly placed things matter.

Unless there's a good reason not to, we should revert back to the
Microsoft-specified behavior, that is, choose #3.

Also, let's not mix up substantive changes and editorial rewrites
next time? :) :)

~fantasai
Received on Friday, 4 March 2016 20:55:20 UTC

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