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Re: [csswg-drafts] Please define how the various box tree fixups interact

From: Xidorn Quan via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 16 May 2017 23:34:30 +0000
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I think one thing which wasn't clear is what should happen when inlinification or blockification is applied to a layout-internal display type. That happens when, e.g. a ruby internal inside a grid/flex, or a table internal inside a ruby.

I just checked CSS Display again, and it seems that it has defined it clearly that, when those algorithms are applied to a layout-internal display type, they would just be converted to `inline` and `block` respectively.

This isn't what Firefox currently does for ruby. We are currently trying to do smart things like avoiding doing inlinification for non-block level display type, and instead just hoping anonymous box generation would fix up everything. This is probably fragile. I think we can change it to do what the spec says about inlinification.

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