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RE: [css3-flexbox] Computed value and flex-align/flex-item-align.

From: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2012 05:02:44 +0000
To: Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com>
CC: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D51C9E849DDD0D4EA38C2E539856928412E1E721@TK5EX14MBXC218.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
>From: Daniel Holbert [mailto:dholbert@mozilla.com]
>Sent: Thursday, January 26, 2012 8:42 PM
>To: Alex Mogilevsky
>
>On 01/26/2012 08:15 PM, Alex Mogilevsky wrote:
>> I can't see any problems with getting 'auto' for
> > alignment, so if we insist on treating that as 'inherit'
>
>Just to be sure we're on the same page -- we're not quite talking about
>treating auto as 'inherit'.
>
>Rather:
>* flex-item-align:inherit means "use my parent's flex-item-align value"
>* flex-item-align:auto means "use my parent's flex-align value" (NOT its
>flex-item-align value)
>
>So, unlike "inherit", "auto" queries a *different* (but related) property
>on the parent.

You are right. It is same cost but not exactly 'inherit'.
Received on Friday, 27 January 2012 05:03:17 GMT

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