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

From: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2012 08:07:37 +0200
Message-ID: <507E4B29.3010203@moonhenge.net>
To: WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>
CC: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu" <kanghaol@oupeng.com>, Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>, Rudolph Gottesheim <r.gottesheim@loot.at>, Morten Stenshorne <mstensho@opera.com>
On 16/10/2012 19:55, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 4:52 AM, Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu
> <kanghaol@oupeng.com> wrote:
>> (12/10/10 4:21), Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

>>> 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

These issues are already filed:

https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=15392
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17123

>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2010Feb/0080

It's not clear from that thread that the issue raised is a CSS21 issue. 
  It seems like a getComputedStyle issue.

> Sigh, got it.  I can't keep track of all the errata; this stuff needs
> to be *in-document* if we expect anyone to pay attention to it.

Not sure what we can do about that.  You could try persuading Bert to 
give me access to the (member-only) Editor's Draft and allow me to add 
links to Bugzilla as and when issues get filed.

Cheers,
Anton Prowse
http://dev.moonhenge.net
Received on Wednesday, 17 October 2012 06:08:12 GMT

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