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RE: [css3-flexbox] resolving flexible lengths

From: Rossen Atanassov <Rossen.Atanassov@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2011 00:03:55 +0000
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
CC: Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <11435780344CE04EA833545E56A6CD7C472DBF60@TK5EX14MBXW651.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>
> From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org] On
> Behalf Of Tab Atkins Jr.
> Sent: Thursday, October 20, 2011 12:27 AM
> 
> On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 10:55 PM, Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
> wrote:
> > I like this much better. This way positive and negative flex will never mix in one
> result, and you achieve the goal of min-width to limit the final outcome, not
> distribution.
> 
> Glad you're happy about it!
> 

Why is min-width the limiting factor here and not max(min-width, minimum-preferred-width) ? In such cases the flex is already overconstrained causing an overflow, so why not respect the minimum size of the content?

Rossen
Received on Friday, 21 October 2011 00:04:28 GMT

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