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Re: [css3-flexbox] Fixing the "replaced elements may or may not be inline" issue

From: Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2012 12:02:15 -0700
Message-ID: <4FEB58B7.2000304@mozilla.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
CC: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Yup -- apologies if my post sounded like "OMG Mozilla will have to
change the code" -- that was not my intention. :) Boris conveyed my
concern much more clearly & generally (thanks for that).


On 06/27/2012 11:40 AM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 6/27/12 2:14 PM, Alex Mogilevsky wrote:
>> But the kind of arguments you bring here are exactly the kind of
>> arguments we should have when implementation affects design -- what
>> can and cannot be done with a particular design. It is much healthier
>> and more useful than knowing that some code somewhere has a problem...
> Well, sure.  Daniel's problem was just that he's not an expert on the
> exact details involved, so he simply didn't have the relevant
> information.  And he said that in his post...  I'm sorry if you
> perceived him as being handwavy on purpose here.
> I definitely agree that we should try to be specific about the
> structural problems with an approach, if there are any, as opposed to
> implementation difficulties in a particular implementation that don't
> have a structural underpinning.
> -Boris
Received on Wednesday, 27 June 2012 19:02:49 UTC

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