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RE: [css3-flexbox] Flexbox needs to define where the baseline of a box is

From: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2011 21:08:50 +0000
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D51C9E849DDD0D4EA38C2E539856928411EA0416@TK5EX14MBXC212.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
Sounds great. 

We could add that when baseline of flexbox children is determined it is determined the same way as if they were inline-blocks (or inline-table, inline-etc., or "display-ouside:inline-block" in your terminology). Unless this is obvious.

-----Original Message-----
From: Tab Atkins Jr. [mailto:jackalmage@gmail.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2011 1:03 PM

So, I'll define it thusly:

1. If the first flexbox child has a baseline, that's the baseline of the flexbox.
2. If the first flexbox child doesn't have a baseline, or the flexbox doesn't have any children, the baseline is the after inner edge of the flexbox.

Sound good?


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