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Re: [css3-flexbox] visibility:collapse on flexbox items

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2011 16:01:16 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCODmjM12GF6nAsBB67-WEGSApqP311xXFUDOV6+DLvXA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Ojan Vafai <ojan@google.com>
On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 3:36 PM, Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com> wrote:
>> From: Tab Atkins Jr. [mailto:jackalmage@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Friday, September 23, 2011 3:11 PM
>>
>> On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 3:01 PM, Alex Mogilevsky
>> <alexmog@microsoft.com> wrote:
>> > 2009 spec was specific about effect of visibility:collapse
>> >  http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-css3-flexbox-20090723/#displayorder
>> > (removing the items completely, as in tables). All current
>> > implementations do that, so the same text should probably appear in > the new spec.
>>
>> I'm not sure it's clear, actually.  Is the collapsed item taken into
>> account when dealing with "flex-pack:justify"?
>>
>> (I have no problem with adding similar text.)
>
> It seems that if "visibility:collapse" is targeting the same kind of dynamic scenarios as in tables, it should behave exactly as "display:none" in flexbox (no extra spacing in justify). It doesn't seem super useful then - but it does make it easier to show/hide items without wiping their 'display' property (your favorite inner/outer display issue).

Seems fine to me.  I'll make the change shortly.

~TJ
Received on Friday, 23 September 2011 23:02:12 GMT

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