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Re: [css3-flexbox] Updates to Resolving Flexible Sizes

From: Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2012 14:17:52 -0700
Message-ID: <4F9F0180.2060604@mozilla.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 04/30/2012 11:55 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> ISSUE #2:
>> In that same chunk of text, I think "the difference" is backwards from
>> what we want it to be, and this makes the min/max behavior incorrect at
>> the moment.
>>
>> Right now, I read the above text to say:
>>  Total Violation = Sum(OriginalFlexedSize - ClampedSize)
[...]
> 
> Nope, the math is right, but the prose is unclear.  I've replaced the
> "difference between..." phrase with a bit of math so it's unambiguous.

Great, thanks -- the explicit mathematical expression makes the order of
subtraction clear (the reverse order from my interpretation above) and
makes things work out correctly.

~Daniel
Received on Monday, 30 April 2012 21:18:22 GMT

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