Re: [CSS3] Flexible Flow Module, proposal.

On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 2:05 PM, Zack Weinberg <>wrote:

> I'm not fond of the box-flex idea because it's not obvious which
> dimension, or even which *axis*, it applies to.  Keep it around for XUL
> back compat, sure, but not the recommended way forward.

It's no less obvious than it already is for XUL users, and we haven't had
complaints in that area AFAIK.

As a side issue, what's the rationale for restricting flex units to
> some subset of the box dimension properties?  I would think it would be
> useful in any length property.

To limit complexity.

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healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his
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