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Re: [css3-flexbox][css3-align] "Safe" or "true" centering by default

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 14:50:56 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDD2rHhOKFYCiiwHAVC_XgU26XuWFV1sdCgeOHG0nMmt9w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 12:13 PM, Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com> wrote:
>> From: Tab Atkins Jr. [mailto:jackalmage@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2012 5:51 PM
>>
>> On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 6:14 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
>> wrote:
>> > Current flexbox does true alignment, though. And you can do safe
>> > alignment with auto margins for items, at least, though not for
>> > flex-line-pack. So I'm not sure A is the right answer here; maybe it
>> > needs to vary by layout mode.
>>
>> I've added this to the issue as option C: the generalized layout property
>> defaults to a layout-mode-defined centering behavior (with keywords for
>> opting into both "safe" and "true" behavior), and Flexbox keeps its
>> currently-defined "true centering" behavior.
>
> That's the behavior we have previously agreed on. It shouldn't be "option C", it should be in the spec until (maybe) we agree on something else.

It is what's in the spec currently.  Option C seems like the only
workable option anyway.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 30 May 2012 21:51:45 GMT

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