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[css3-flexbox] multiline flex orthogonal

From: Rossen Atanassov <Rossen.Atanassov@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2012 17:30:15 +0000
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
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Reading through the current flexbox spec I see that we're treating the flex flow as orthogonal only based on the writing mode. This is fine for writing mode differences but I don't see why the same wouldn't apply to multiline flex that has a main axis orthogonal to its container?

The test case below [1] show that exact problem and it seems like Webkit currently does something close to treating it as orthogonal but not quite. Opera and IE are currently in agreement with the spec but the behavior is not good. 

Can we add a clarification about this if we agree on that behavior?

Thanks,
Rossen

[1] http://software.hixie.ch/utilities/js/live-dom-viewer/?saved=2022
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