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Re: [css-grid] Reduced Subgrid Proposal

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 23 May 2016 17:04:20 -0400
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <57437054.4070704@inkedblade.net>
On 05/23/2016 03:40 PM, Eric A. Meyer wrote:
> On 23 May 2016, at 14:29, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> On Tue, May 17, 2016 at 2:51 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
>>>   * We are making subgrid behavior contingent on there not being
>>>     any grid-template-* declarations, rather than merely ignoring
>>>     them, with the hope that authors will not leave any such
>>>     declarations lying around. Our goal is to allow for more
>>>     sophisticated interleaving of subgrid and parent grid lines
>>>     (e.g. 1-axis subgrids) using these properties. This may or may
>>>     not work out as planned. :)
>> And in further discussion with dholbert, we decided *not* to do this -
>> the upgrade story is *way* too uncertain to rely on, so there's not a
>> good reason to try out carve out syntax.  If we do 1-axis subgrid in
>> the future, we'll do so via a different 'display' value, or another
>> property, or something else new like that.
> Are you thinking something like 'display: subgrid-col' and
> 'display: subgrid-row' to achieve that 1-axis behavior?  Not trying
> to pin you down to exact syntax or values or even patterns, but I'd
> like to get a sense of the thinking here.

Another possibility would be 'grid-template-rows: subgrid <whatever>'
where the subgrid keyword means "no I really want this track listing,
ignore the other one".

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