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RE: [css3-flexbox] Typos in updated flexbox spec

From: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2011 22:59:06 +0000
To: Tony Chang <tony@chromium.org>, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D51C9E849DDD0D4EA38C2E5398569284121221C0@TK5EX14MBXC213.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
'flex-align' values were before|after|middle|stretch|baseline, which apparently changed recently to start|end|center|baseline|stretch.

I don't see any discussion or resolution to rename values, and I though we agreed earlier that it makes sense to match vertical-align values. What happened here?

From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Tony Chang
Sent: Wednesday, September 07, 2011 3:11 PM
To: Tab Atkins Jr.
Cc: Daniel Holbert; www-style@w3.org
Subject: Re: [css3-flexbox] Typos in updated flexbox spec

On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 2:28 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com<mailto:jackalmage@gmail.com>> wrote:
On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 1:51 PM, Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com<mailto:dholbert@mozilla.com>> wrote:>> 5.2. Cross Axis Alignment: the 'flex-align' property
> [...]
>> Value:        start | end | center | baseline | stretch
> [...]
>> [definitions of values' meaning, including "before",
>> "after", "middle", "baseline", "stretch"]
> The labels "before"/"after"/"middle" in the value definitions here don't
> match the labels in the "Values:" line.
Hmm, dunno how I missed that.  Changed them to start/end/center as
they should be.

A couple more nits:
- There's an example in section 2 that uses flex-align: middle. It should also be changed to center.
- In section 6.1, the initial value of flex-line-pack is 'before', which isn't one of the possible values.

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