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Re: [css-ui][css-flexbox] Should 'text-overflow' work on flexboxes?

From: Stephen Hay <haymail@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Sep 2013 20:06:48 +0200
Message-ID: <CANPZ3DDCCPrRTOfgtg+9eyuYapawjSR4hNP0CsQD=2n210-eog@mail.gmail.com>
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Cc: Www-style <www-style@w3.org>
I tend to agree. Although flexboxes are not block containers, they do
contain inline content; I think most people would expect that
behavior.

- Stephen Hay

On Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 1:24 PM, L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org> wrote:
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-ui/#text-overflow says:
>   # This property specifies rendering when inline content overflows
>   # its block container element ("the block") in its inline
>   # progression direction that has ‘overflow’ other than ‘visible’.
>
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-flexbox/#flex-containers says:
>   # Flex containers are not block containers,
>
> Yet https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=912434 was filed
> with the expectation that text-overflow work on flexboxes, which
> seems like a pretty reasonable expectation to me.
>
> Should it?
>
> -David
>
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