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Re: [CSS3] Flexible Flow Module, proposal.

From: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Date: Sun, 12 Apr 2009 18:15:43 -0500
Cc: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-id: <BEF3FE52-244B-48DA-86FF-6E577BFE9A8C@apple.com>
To: Zack Weinberg <zweinberg@mozilla.com>
On Apr 12, 2009, at 5:58 PM, Zack Weinberg wrote:

> "Robert O'Callahan" <robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:
>> On Sun, Apr 12, 2009 at 5:14 AM, Tab Atkins Jr.
>> I think the biggest limitation is not
>> being able to set width to "intrinsic width plus flex". The
>> limitations can probably be fixed, although the fixes might add
>> complexity or ugliness.
>
> What about something like "width: calc(100px + 1fl)" or
> "width: calc(100% + 1fl)" ?  I'm not sure exactly what you
> mean by "intrinsic width plus flex"; I'm going by analogy with
> the fill[l[l]] units in TeX; but this seems natural enough.
>
> (very much -1 on "*" as unit specifier btw - let's not make the core
> lexical syntax any worse than it already is please)
>

Yeah, I think using calc here is an excellent idea.

dave
(hyatt@apple.com)
Received on Sunday, 12 April 2009 23:16:25 GMT

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