Brooklyn CSS

Table of Contents

I spent a week in Brooklyn, working with fantasai and Jen Simmons on a range of ideas and proposals for the future of CSS. Most of those notes are documented elsewhere, but I wanted to collate here what we covered in that time.

Agenda

Implementor notes

There are a few high-priority features that we think need to be addressed:

Proposals, issues, and specifications

Flow-relative syntax

The goal is to make it possible for authors to write CSS with “logical” (flow-relative) values as a first-class default option – combined with or replacing “physical” (trbl) values. This would require a multi-year process.

Proposal:

Margin Trim

Proposal:

Issues:

Grid/flex/mulicol:

Proposals:

Issues:

Timelines & interpolation

Proposal:

Spec Change:

Issues:

Nesting

Container Queries

Spec Change:

Issues:

Scope

Spec Change: