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Re: [css3-flexbox] Trying out flex units again

From: Andrew Fedoniouk <andrew.fedoniouk@live.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2011 09:11:29 -0800
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To: "Mikko Rantalainen" <mikko.rantalainen@peda.net>, "www-style list" <www-style@w3.org>
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>From: Mikko Rantalainen
>Sent: Thursday, February 03, 2011 3:05 AM
>To: www-style list
>Subject: Re: [css3-flexbox] Trying out flex units again
>2011-02-03 06:19 EEST: Andrew Fedoniouk:
>> On Wednesday, February 02, 2011 1:10 PM, Tab Atkins Jr.
>>> On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 11:50 AM, Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
>>> wrote:
>I believe that separating the display model and flow (layout) would be
>beneficial. I find Andrew's design a bit simpler (as much as I
>understand it) and he seems to be able to do it with less features added
>to current CSS specification.
>Perhaps all that we need is some kind of mapping from latest flexbox
>spec to Andrews design. Then we can get all people speaking about the
>same thing, hopefully. It currently seems to me that Andrew's design has
>not been considered fully because some details are lacking (Andrew
>understands those details, nobody else does).

I believe that I've explained all details of flow/flexes here:
The only thing that is missed there is a definition of algorithm
of flex computations. I can add it if it will go anywhere.
In any case details of that algorithm is defined by Tab in his document.

One more thing that I would like to specify there is
vertical/horizontal-align interaction with flexes.
At the moment I am working on implementation of
vertical-align:baseline in flow: horizontal[-flow] layouts.
As soon as I will have something non-contradictory I'll
update that document with alignment definition.

Andrew Fedoniouk

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