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

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2011 10:33:28 +0100
Message-ID: <4D2EC6E8.1070006@disruptive-innovations.com>
To: Mikko Rantalainen <mikko.rantalainen@peda.net>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Le 13/01/11 10:04, Mikko Rantalainen a écrit :

> If a demo is trying to display three boxes with 1/2, 1/4, 1/4
> distribution then such a demo should use normal boxes with percentage
> widths.

That will not work to make all three boxes acquire the height of the
highest box. This is the #1 problem for all web authors at this time
and everyone expects flexbox to solve it easily.

> I feel that flexbox is mostly suitable for web application UI
> implementations and not so much for normal page content. However, this
> definitely does not mean that flexbox should not be supported by major
> user agents.

You'll find web authors _strongly_ disagreeing with you here.

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