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Re: [css3-flexbox] resolving flexible lengths

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2011 17:13:15 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAKXUHq+AbdPb8KFyAhZqdKsYfbMk93=2xefo3bopYmCg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Rossen Atanassov <Rossen.Atanassov@microsoft.com>
Cc: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>, Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 5:03 PM, Rossen Atanassov
<Rossen.Atanassov@microsoft.com> wrote:
>Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> 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?

I don't understand.  There is no "minimum preferred width".

~TJ
Received on Friday, 21 October 2011 00:14:03 GMT

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