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Re: [css3-flexbox] stretch apply to percentage heights WAS: Children of flex items ignoring cross-axis percentage length

From: Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu <kanghaol@oupeng.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2012 19:52:45 +0800
Message-ID: <507D4A8D.1010201@oupeng.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>, Rudolph Gottesheim <r.gottesheim@loot.at>, Morten Stenshorne <mstensho@opera.com>, WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>
(12/10/10 4:21), Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 11:19 AM, Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org> wrote:
>> http://jsfiddle.net/GgzGf/6/
>>
>> If a percentage height doesn't apply (e.g. because it's standards mode and
>> the containing block is auto-sized), should stretch apply to that flex item?
>>
>> Currently in WebKit and, per the flexbox spec, it does not. I don't feel
>> strongly either way. Just want to confirm that this is the desired behavior.
> 
> Actually, according to 2.1
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/visudet.html#the-height-property>, a
> non-resolvable percentage height should *compute* to auto, which means
> that "stretch" should apply to it.

Oh, please. I recall this issue come up multiple times already... let me
browse my www-style archive...

Here you go:

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2011Oct/0712
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2011Sep/thread#msg8
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2010Feb/0080

Can we do something about this?

(I have no idea what this thread is about. But seeing this again makes
me cry.)



Cheers,
Kenny
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