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

From: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 19:07:32 +0000
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <2C86A15F63CD734EB1D846A0BA4E0FC823C9B54F@CH1PRD0310MB381.namprd03.prod.outlook.com>
> From: Tab Atkins Jr. [mailto:jackalmage@gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2012 6:01 PM
> 
> 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?

+1 on this. 


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