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Re: [css3-flexbox] Children of flex items ignoring cross-axis percentage length

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2014 16:43:29 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDSpd6izgs_Z1gMaCZBny1SJNgPd7-qJC9HBsg6Yx_Y7A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Greg Whitworth <gwhit@microsoft.com>
Cc: Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com>, fantasai <fantasai@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, "mstensho@opera.com" <mstensho@opera.com>, "ojan@chromium.org" <ojan@chromium.org>
On Wed, Apr 9, 2014 at 4:14 PM, Greg Whitworth <gwhit@microsoft.com> wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Tab Atkins Jr. [mailto:jackalmage@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 5:16 PM
>> To: Daniel Holbert
>> Cc: Greg Whitworth; fantasai; www-style@w3.org; mstensho@opera.com;
>> ojan@chromium.org
>> Subject: Re: [css3-flexbox] Children of flex items ignoring cross-axis
>> percentage length
>>
>>
>> > So the question is, what is the "height of the box's containing block".
>> > Blink seems to be saying it's the specified "height" property, while
>> > Gecko/Trident are using the actual box's height (the flex basis).
>> > Since the CSS21 spec text [quoted above] seems to be talking about box
>> > height rather than the "height" property here, I tend to think the
>> > Gecko/Trident behavior is correct.
>>
>> Yes, it's the actual height (the flex basis).  I think the spec is clear about this,
>> but I can correct something if it's not.
>>
>> ~TJ
>
> Awesome, so we can expect the Blink implementation of this to match Gecko's and Trident's in the future?

Yes.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 9 April 2014 23:44:16 UTC

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