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Re: [css3-flexbox] Change the behavior of omitted flex-shrink in the flex shorthand

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2012 20:19:10 -0400
Message-ID: <4FCEA1FE.60108@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 05/17/2012 09:00 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> Issue link: http://wiki.csswg.org/topics/css3-flexbox-default-shrink-when-grow-is-0
>
> We discussed this at the F2F, but didn't come to a conclusion, as it
> was right at the end of the period.
>
> To address other issues, we changed the default for 'flex-shrink' from
> 0 to 1 during the F2F.  However, this means that the behavior of
> “flex: 0<length>;” changes - it can now shrink, where before it
> couldn't.
>
> We propose to make an omitted flex-shrink default to 0 if the
> flex-grow is given as 0 in the flex shorthand.  I think dbaron was
> weakly against this during the F2F.  David, how do you feel?

So, if we go with Proposal C for the initial values of 'flex':
   http://www.w3.org/mid/4FC70851.1030906@inkedblade.net
then I really don't think we should make this change.

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 6 June 2012 01:07:16 GMT

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