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

From: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2011 09:21:25 +0000
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D51C9E849DDD0D4EA38C2E539856928411F5733D@TK5EX14MBXC218.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tab Atkins Jr. [mailto:jackalmage@gmail.com]
> Sent: Saturday, April 16, 2011 9:06 AM
> How do you feel about removing flexible padding, and instead speccing a
> 'box-align' property, as was discussed a few years ago?

Considering that 'box-align' is what I have implemented I would support it. However you previously insisted that older 'box-align' doesn't handle use case you cared about - stretching the boxes while aligning baseline of content. Are you now OK with going back completely to 'box-align:before|after|middle|baseline', with baseline defined as in 2007 spec, or will you want to revisit the align values?

> > If flex() can take space separated flexibility and size, and flexibility
> is one or two numbers, then the weird sequence is not allowed.
> Okay, I'll make the edit on Monday.

This sounded good last Saturday, did you change your mind (in later mail)?
Received on Wednesday, 20 April 2011 09:22:19 UTC

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