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Re: vertical % margins and padding on flexbox (was Re: [CSSWG] Minutes Telecon 2013-03-27)

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 14:39:33 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAED3eA38GNrTJPjWV2woTAHH3g41f9XUk0y+gTq9r7QA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Cc: Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 11:59 AM, L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org> wrote:
> [ Please change the Subject: line when replying to minutes if it's
>   not about a correction to the minutes. ]
>
> On Thursday 2013-03-28 11:16 -0700, Ojan Vafai wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 6:15 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>wrote:
>> >   - RESOLVED: We copy the behaviour of % margins/paddings from grid to
>> >               flexbox: they are relative to their respective dimension,
>> >               not always the inline dimension (as in block layout)
>>
>> Was not supporting % margins/paddings on both grid and flexbox considered?
>> It seems to me a mistake that we support them on blocks, but it's a mistake
>> we're stuck with.
>
> It wasn't.
>
> What would you do with such margins and padding?  Treat them as
> zero?

I don't think it makes sense to not support them.  We don't have
anything better to do with percentages, and can define them to resolve
against a value that might be useful.

~TJ
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