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RE: [css3-flexbox] Best way to denote flexible lengths

From: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2011 21:12:01 +0000
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D51C9E849DDD0D4EA38C2E539856928411F2CBCE@TK5EX14MBXC213.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Tab Atkins Jr.
> Sent: Wednesday, April 13, 2011 2:03 PM
> Currently, the Grid draft uses the 'fr' unit to denote an absolute-flex
> unit.  I previously just had a 'fl' unit in the Flexbox draft that did the
> same thing.  Do we want to standardize on one of these ('fr' is fine with
> me), and then use the approach I've quoted, which is optimized for
> relative flex?

Are you suggesting using 'fr' as "absolute flex" (or "fraction", which is consistent with other use) and 'fl' for "relative flex" (as in original 'box-flex' property)? I think it was proposed before and rejected but somehow today it sounds sensible......
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