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Re: Fw: RE: [css-flexbox] Summary of planned changes to Flexbox ?Module

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Sun, 9 May 2010 20:56:35 +1200
Message-ID: <t2t11e306601005090156gd3732df8zbcd9657afe70c708@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Adam Del Vecchio <adam.delvecchio@go-techo.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Those changes sound quite good to me.

On Sat, May 8, 2010 at 12:54 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>wrote:

> I feel pretty strongly that this sort of change is worth breaking the
> current experimental implementations in Gecko and Webkit.

To be honest, we probably want to rewrite our implementation anyway, or
rather do a new implementation of the new spec alongside our legacy XUL box
layout. However, it would be nice to at least be able to map existing
flexbox functionality cleanly into the new model. It seems like that will be

Hmm, will your flexunits proposal allow authors to set an absolute preferred
width and a flex width on the same element?

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the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are
healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his
own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah
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