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Regions to be cheerful?

The Web has been buzzing with the news that Blink has said “nope” to Adobe’s CSS Regions spec. Here some hand-picked links about that, and the general state of CSS Regions spec.

Other suggestions for text fragmentation are available, such as CSS Overflow Module Level 3, CSS Fragmentation Module Level 3 and (related) CSS Figures.


Scampi Bug Yeti

As Mike Taylr points out, “Scampi Bug Yeti” is an anagram of “Spec Ambiguity”. Sometimes, people moan that the specification process of web standards is grindingly slow and laborious with too much detail etc. But the reality is that specs that are amibiguous or not tightly defined cause problems with interoperability. For example,

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