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Re: Width: the trouble of a fixed width div and a relative width

From: Rik Schaaf <coolcat_the_best@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2012 02:47:03 +0200
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To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
How about newer browsers? Do they design them now so new standards or home made extentions are easily "faked"?

On 20 apr. 2012, at 01:31, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 5:20 PM, Rik Schaaf
> <coolcat_the_best@hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Flexbox? That's exactly what I need! Why didn't i find any documentation on such a thing yet? (probably because it's new and I didn't know the name for it).
>> 
>> Calc() doesn't fully cover it, since you need to fill in the with of the left div element too. It shouldn't be neccesary and it isn't with flexbox from what I understand.
>> 
>> Aren't there any add-ons I could send along with the page, so flexbox works in older browsers too?
> 
> Unfortunately, no.  New layout modes are always painful, because it's
> very hard to "fake" them in older browsers. :/
> 
> ~TJ
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