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

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2012 01:53:40 +0100
Message-ID: <4F20A414.5080104@mit.edu>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 1/26/12 12:14 AM, 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,

If people ever implement anything resembling css3-ruby, that may have to 
involve fixup... or something.

> or if there are more generic hooks I
> can use to ensure that flexboxes play nicely with future extensions to
> CSS.

Given that past fixup instances have been completely ad-hoc, I'm not 
sure there are any generic hooks....

-Boris
Received on Thursday, 26 January 2012 00:54:17 GMT

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