Re: Shrink to fit

I would be grateful if somebody could say what is happening to this. Some earlier replies did not appear to be as positive as the one below.


On 25/09/2009 22:04, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 10:30 AM, Neville Hillyer <> wrote:
>> This is my first post to this list so I hope you will excuse any minor
>> protocol infringements.
>> For some while I have been concerned that CSS 2.1 'shrink-to-fit' cannot be
>> made to work as many would wish except on a few old browsers. An outer box
>> cannot be made to shrink around inner boxes except in the special case of
>> the inner boxes all being on one line. I have produced a web page on this
>> at:
> Bert actually brought this up just a little bit ago:
> The details about how this interacts with text and flexible space
> aren't quite finalized, but the overall idea is definitely recognized
> as being useful and desirable.
> ~TJ

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