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Re: [css3-flexbox][css3-align] default alignment of a 'column wrap-reverse' flex container

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 04 Jul 2012 08:29:23 -0700
Message-ID: <4FF46153.5090101@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 07/03/2012 02:20 PM, Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu wrote:
>
> div {
>    display: flex;
>    width: 50%; /* definite */
>    flex-flow: column wrap-reverse;
> }
>
> ?
>
> I *think* it's weird in this case if the new flex line stacks up to the
> direction where there's no space (left), but if that's the intention I
> wouldn't say I couldn't live with it (honestly I don't know the use
> cases of 'column wrap-reverse' anyway).

CSS2.1 uses the 'direction' property of the containing block,
not that of the element, to determine the alignment of a
block-level box. Ignoring 'flex-flow' here would be consistent
with that.

So Tab and I propose to reject this change request.

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 4 July 2012 15:29:50 GMT

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