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Re: Publishing the flexible box model

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2008 00:22:44 -0700
To: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20080604072244.GA15804@pickering.dbaron.org>

On Wednesday 2008-06-04 16:57 +1000, Alan Gresley wrote:
>
> L. David Baron wrote:
>> I'd like to move forward with publishing the flexible box model as a
>> working draft.  There have been specs floating around for years, but
>> it's never been published on the TR page (despite, I believe, a
>> minuted group resolution to do so at one point).
>>
>> I think the newest draft is
>> http://xulplanet.com/ndeakin/xul/specs/flexbox.html
>
>
> How does this 'flexible box model' resolve undefined behavior in CSS2.1?  
> I see this line.
>
>
> #If overflow is hidden, the element will be clipped instead.

I don't think it's intended to have any effect on undefined behavior
in CSS 2.1.  The wording may need to be clarified in some cases if
it can be interpreted as having one.

> This leads back to the issues concerning block formatting context in  
> this thread.
>
>
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2008May/0224.html

This issue doesn't seem related.

-David

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