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Re: [css3-grid-layout] Should flexible lengths 'fr' be parsed as a <dimension>?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2013 17:01:31 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBPRgOHr_qd8DQwWMZx-Cf6YqZyhUL2BEJXY83xJEGkyQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Julien Chaffraix <jchaffraix@google.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 3:47 PM, Julien Chaffraix <jchaffraix@google.com> wrote:
>>> I was looking at adding parsing for 'fr' and the current specification
>>> is silent on what we should accept as a valid. Reading a bit, I think
>>> it would make sense to consider them to be a <dimension> [1] - which
>>> would match what 'flex' does - thus limiting the parsing to a
>>> <number>.
>>
>> Yes, of course it's a dimension.  I'd be happy to add some additional
>> text to make it clearer, but I'm not sure what's unclear so far.  Can
>> you elaborate on what part of the current text confused you?
>
> Ah, I found out where <flex> is defined as a dimension which is under
> "5.1. Track Sizing". I was looking at "5.1.3: Flexible Lengths" which
> doesn't define the parsing.
>
> Having all the text under a single section (e.g. "5.1.3: Flexible
> Lengths" ), instead of having it split across sections, would help
> avoid such confusion.

Ah, yes, that's bad on us.  Will fix.

~TJ
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