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Re: [css3-flexbox] What types of box-tree fixup can occur?

From: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2012 11:25:09 +0200
Message-ID: <4F951FF5.3040200@moonhenge.net>
To: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
CC: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
On 26/01/2012 00:14, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> Flexbox has to worry about box-tree fixup so it can properly wrap
> things in anonymous flexbox items when appropriate, and reorder things
> via flex-order.  I'm currently explicitly handling two types of
> box-tree fixup - table-fixup and block-in-inline fixup - but I'm not
> sure if I'm catching everything, or if there are more generic hooks I
> can use to ensure that flexboxes play nicely with future extensions to
> CSS.
>
> For clarity, I have currently specified that table-fixup occurs
> *before* flexbox does its thing, but block-in-inline fixup occurs
> *after*.  This appears to be consistent with how these two fixup steps
> occur in block layout, based on the limited testing I've done so far.

Interesting.  Could you elaborate on what you mean about performing 
block-in-inline fixup after block layout does its thing?

Cheers,
Anton Prowse
http://dev.moonhenge.net
Received on Monday, 23 April 2012 09:25:48 GMT

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