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

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Wed, 12 May 2010 09:47:45 +1200
Message-ID: <AANLkTilqYdE5QuTbzAuo73TavcZZ0M300biYw2U01xD3@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>, Adam Del Vecchio <adam.delvecchio@go-techo.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 9:45 AM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>wrote:

> On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 8:55 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>wrote:
>> box { display: flexbox; }
>> box > * { margin: 0 1fl; } /* Margins will collapse in the new draft */
> Yikes. Collapsing margins containing flexes sounds ... hard.

Well, it's not hard if margins can only be a fixed length or a flex, but not
both. If you allow additive flex in margins, collapsing them will be very

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