Intent to unship: XUL grid implementation

Brian Grinstead bgrinstead at mozilla.com
Tue Dec 1 15:58:11 UTC 2020


This is wonderful - it helps the layout engine focus on web standard
implementations and gets rid of some quirky behavior in chrome UI. Thanks
for your persistence Tim.

Brian

On Mon, Nov 16, 2020 at 5:18 PM Tim Nguyen <ntim.bugs at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi folks,
>
> Thanks to Mats Palmgren & Rares Doghi, XUL grid got removed from tab
> prompts
> <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1583696>
> (`alert`/`confirm`/`prompt`) last week, this was the last usage in
> mozilla-central. If you notice any regressions, please file a bug and mark
> it as a regression of bug 1583696
> <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1583696>.
>
> All other XUL grid removals have baked for a year now.
>
> With that being said, I'm planning to unship the XUL grid implementation in
> Firefox 85 in bug 1525737
> <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1525737>, which includes:
>
>    - the whole layout/xul/grid directory
>    <https://searchfox.org/mozilla-central/source/layout/xul/grid>
>    - the -moz-grid/-moz-grid-group/-moz-grid-line CSS display values
>    - the <grid>/<row>/<column> XUL elements
>
> If you need grid-like functionality, alternatives are CSS grid or HTML
> tables.
> Please let me know if you have any concerns or questions.
>
> Cheers,
> Tim
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