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Re: [css3-flexbox] possible-paradox in spec: effects of "float" on a table-component in a flex container?

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2012 21:47:33 -0400
Message-ID: <508748B5.7030505@mit.edu>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 10/23/12 9:40 PM, Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu wrote:
> Just curious. Is Gecko doing the 'display' value conversion and
> determining the containing block of a float at the same time?

No.  The display value is changed at computed style time (which is 
required by spec, note) while you can't determine containing blocks 
until much later in the process (and in particular what your containing 
block is depends on the computed display of other nodes in the document).

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 24 October 2012 01:48:02 GMT

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