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RE: [css3-flexbox] intuitivity and width computation rules

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2011 19:37:53 +0000
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, "Daniel Glazman (daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com)" <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Message-ID: <045A765940533D4CA4933A4A7E32597E2AADA288@TK5EX14MBXC111.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
> From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org] On Behalf
> Of Tab Atkins Jr.

> Oh, come now, that's quite an exaggeration.  The problem is very localized
> and can be fixed ...

Speaking of exaggerations. Sure, it's only boxes with text content we're talking 
about so that should be very localized :) 

Setting width:0 does the trick; that it's not obvious is one thing. But if authors
had to explicitly set width:0 every time they make an element flexible then something
is wrong; could width:auto resolve to 0 if the element is  flexible ?

Received on Wednesday, 12 January 2011 19:38:30 UTC

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