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RE: [css3-flexbox] what's the computed value of "width: flex(...)" in a non-flexbox context?

From: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2011 19:16:00 +0000
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
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± From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org] On Behalf
± Of Tab Atkins Jr.
± Sent: Thursday, June 09, 2011 11:17 AM
± 
± I'm inclined to have both flex() and the 'fr' unit compute to 'auto'
± in non-flex contexts.  We don't really need to do anything smart, because
± it's simply an error to use these units outside of flex-aware contexts.

By "auto" you mean "initial", whatever it is for the property?

I think it should be either invalid or initial. Initial probably better... 
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