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Re: [css3-align] true/safe align/justify WAS: [css3-flexbox] alignment and overflow:scroll

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2013 16:41:06 -0700
Message-ID: <513FBD12.5090203@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 03/12/2013 03:28 PM, Ojan Vafai wrote:
> I'm fine with this under the assumption that all the justify/align keywords right now do "true" alignment. That does mean that
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-align/ has things backwards though. Instead of a "true" keyword to make things overflow the head
> edge of the container, we need a "safe" keyword to make things not overflow the head edge.
>
> I'm not sure "safe" is the best word for it though. Really this is just about the overflow being scrollable.
> So..."scrollable-overflow"? That's a bit verbose and obscure...but maybe it's better than "safe".

Yeah, css3-align needs an update to align (ahem) with Flexbox.

I've also been toying with the idea of, instead of true/safe,
just allowing two values for align:
   the first is used in general,
   the second when there's overflow.

~fantasai
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