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Re: [css3-flexbox] spec review notes

From: Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2012 13:59:21 -0800
Message-ID: <CANMdWTtaHC1i=JOsB-07kLgDervOO18QAh-mxHpvVH-pAZnK8g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 11:54 AM, Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>wrote:

> >From: Tab Atkins Jr. [mailto:jackalmage@gmail.com]
> >Sent: Monday, January 30, 2012 10:14 AM
> >>     # By using a vertical flexbox and ‘flex-align’, we can emulate the
> >> functionality of HTML's <center> element:
> >>
> >> Actually not exactly, "flex-align:center" is "true center", right?
> >
> >Sure, it's not exact, but it's pretty close.
> Ok, it's awesome that we finally have a way to implement <center>!
> It would be more correct to say "behavior similar to the deprecated
> <center> element"

I thought we decided that flex-align:center would be the usual, broken CSS
centering and that we'd try to add a new value for true centering that
could be used by both flex-align and text-align. Or am I confusing which
centering is "true" centering?
Received on Monday, 30 January 2012 22:00:23 UTC

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