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RE: Flexbox Draft, with pictures!

From: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Jun 2010 21:09:47 +0000
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>, David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <5258A1A783764C478A36E2BC4A9C497E0C2CCB@tk5ex14mbxc105.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tab Atkins Jr. [mailto:jackalmage@gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 01, 2010 1:46 PM
> To: David Hyatt
> Cc: Alex Mogilevsky; www-style list
> Subject: Re: Flexbox Draft, with pictures!
> What precisely does it mean for things to be baseline-aligned in XUL, or in
> Apple's horizontal boxes?  The current Flexbox draft says that the boxes are
> positioned such that their first lines of text have their baselines aligned.  Is
> that consistent with what you guys do in your controls?

A simple example would be a checkbox that is aligned with baseline of its label . I am not that familiar with XUL and I don't know how a checkbox works there, but if I were to implement one I would probably put both parts in a flexbox and get them aligned.
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