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

On Sun, May 9, 2010 at 1:56 AM, Robert O'Callahan <> wrote:
> Those changes sound quite good to me.
> On Sat, May 8, 2010 at 12:54 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <>
> 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
> possible.

Yay, cool.  Very glad to hear that.

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

You can still set min/max-width.  Does that address your needs?  Using
flex units means changing from the additive flex model that Flexbox
currently describes to an absolute flex model.


Received on Sunday, 9 May 2010 16:47:14 UTC