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[css3-flexbox] Flex-align possibilities

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2010 16:30:14 -0800
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To: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
I'm merging the changes that Alex and I agreed on into the Flexbox
spec right now, and I'm still not quite sure what I want to do about
flex-align.  I've got a couple of choices, which I've illustrated
here: <http://www.xanthir.com/diagrams/flex-align-diagrams.html>.
(Use Firefox - Webkit has a bug regarding box-sizing and percentage
heights on elements in table-cells that screws up the 'stretch'
diagrams, and I dunno about other browser's box-sizing support because
I don't have them on my current box.)

As you can see by the diagram, there a bunch of possibilities.  At
minimum, we should support 1, 6, 13, 14-17, and either 2, 3, or 7.
The other cases may or may not be useful; align+switch cuts out all
the other ones.

So, bikeshed time.  What seems best?  They're all roughly equal from a
spec-writing perspective.

Received on Tuesday, 21 December 2010 00:31:08 UTC

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