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

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2011 12:00:51 -0500
Message-ID: <4D308143.6030405@mit.edu>
To: w3-style@boblet.net
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 1/14/11 11:02 AM, Oli Studholme wrote:
> * The obvious solution when making a flexible layout is to set
> percentage widths, but Firefox ignores percentages on width for
> flexbox children. This may be a misreading of percentages not being
> valid for box-* children as per the spec [1]

There's no misreading, actually.  Firefox's box implementation just has 
nothing to do with the spec so far; it predates the spec by about 10 
years and hasn't changed much since.  It happens to have similar goals 
and a similar name, but that's about it.

-Boris
Received on Friday, 14 January 2011 17:01:57 GMT

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