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RE: [css3-flexbox] intuitivity and width computation rules

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2011 23:29:55 +0000
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
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> From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org] On Behalf
> Of Boris Zbarsky
> Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2011 2:26 PM
> To: Daniel Glazman
> Cc: www-style list
> Subject: Re: [css3-flexbox] intuitivity and width computation rules
> 
> On 1/12/11 5:37 AM, Daniel Glazman wrote:
> > Here's a good example:
> >
> > http://glazman.org/forCSSWG/flexbox-test.html
> >
> > (use Firefox4 beta or WebKit)
> >
> > Nobody - except the CSS WG itself and I'm not even sure - will ever
> > understand why the paragraphs make the first flexing box of the second
> > section grow...
> 
> Uh... it's really not that hard.
> 

Hard for whom ? 

If we can get 10 experienced authors in a room and a majority do, on their
own, think of setting the width to 0 to achieve the (non-zero) distributed width 
shown in the reference image they're asked to reproduce then OK.

 
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