Minor Principles of Design

See CSS2 Design Principles, Evolution of CSS Layout: Principles, Designing CSS slide deck for higher-level design principles.

Transparency Principle
Inserting an unstyled block in a block formatting context (as sibling, parent, child or intermediary) / unstyled inline in an inline formatting context should have no effect on styling.
Lea Verou Reordering Principle
If it can be unambiguously reordered, it should be reorderable.
Pass-through Auto-sizing Principle
`auto` as a size generally passes down any min/max-content constraints, and passes up through it the min/max-content contribution
Roc Principle of Spec-writing
If Robert O'Callahan is unhappy with your spec, you're the one who's wrong.
 
ideas/principles.txt · Last modified: 2018/11/01 14:57 by fantasai
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