Re: Shrink to fit - anybody !!

There isn't a true process here. The mailing list is for discussion purpose 
only, if I correctly understood.

I don't know if a CSS Issue has been filled with your proposal. If yes, you 
should have a look at this issue to know what's the current status of your 
proposal. If not, you may want to ask an implementor to fill an issue or to 
say you what is the avancement on this problem, if any.

From: "Neville Hillyer" <>
Sent: Tuesday, October 27, 2009 3:58 PM
To: <>
Subject: Re: Shrink to fit - anybody !!

> I am new here and don't understand the process. Can anybody tell me the 
> status of this issue?
> -- 
> Neville
> On 16/10/2009 14:56, Neville Hillyer wrote:
>> 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.
>> Neville
>> 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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