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RE: [css-flexbox] Should a flex container's "overflow directions" be established by its main/cross axes? (instead of its block/inline directions)

From: Greg Whitworth <gwhit@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:53:59 +0000
To: Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <d707347adcb34c678387179e2e5bac60@DM2PR03MB400.namprd03.prod.outlook.com>
> On 07/30/2014 08:33 AM, Greg Whitworth wrote:
> > Chrome is still flowing in the same direction as column (thus
> overflowing at the bottom)
> > while IE and FF are flowing in the reverse of column (thus overflowing at the
> top).
> 
> I don't think that's the case (RE chrome overflowing at the bottom) -- at least,
> on my system, I see the following with "overflow:auto" set, on the column-
> reverse side of the testcase[1] I linked in my original post
> here:
> 
>  ---------
>  |     ^ |
>  |  2  | |
>  |     o |
>  |  1  v |
>  ---------
> 
> The scrollbar starts out scrolled to the bottom, implying that it's giving us
> access to scrollable overflow off the top.

You're right, I didn't notice this. I agree completely that the Chrome behavior is the expected result.

Greg
Received on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 17:54:29 UTC

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