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Re: [css3-flexbox] ED updated: algorithms and 'flex' property

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 09:20:48 -0700
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To: www-style@w3.org
On 04/23/2012 02:32 AM, Anton Prowse wrote:
> On 29/02/2012 03:58, Alex Mogilevsky wrote:
>>
>> With flex, preferred size is the starting point of flexing, often zero, but that zero is by no means the size the items
>> prefer to get.
>
> Perhaps the term "preferred size" is not optimal. What about "initial size"? I accept, though, that there's potential for
> confusion with "initial value of the main/cross size property". Still, 'flex-initial-size' makes more sense to me than
> 'flex-preferred-size' since, as Alex says, 0px unlikely to be the size that the items prefer to get!

Perhaps call it the 'size basis'? Since it the basis of the flexed size.

~fantasai
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