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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 19:47:32 +0000
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D51C9E849DDD0D4EA38C2E539856928412E2041C@TK5EX14MBXC218.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
>From: Tab Atkins Jr. [mailto:jackalmage@gmail.com]
>Sent: Friday, January 27, 2012 8:50 AM
>
>As Boris says, this isn't about 'getComputedStyle()', it's about the
>computed value, which is used elsewhere (such as inheritance).  I would
>find it extremely odd if IE didn't have a direct notion of a "computed
>value" stage that sets what is used for inheritance and such, because every
>other browser does in some form.

Oh, of course we are not that odd. I was looking for a reason to do it that way, and layout is not the reason. Inheritance (your other email) is a good reason.

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