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Re: [css3-flexbox] content-align

From: Tony Chang <tony@chromium.org>
Date: Tue, 3 Jul 2012 11:06:11 -0700
Message-ID: <CAL-=4P0BhbjpvswfhUrqcUomeGCwmRrmj=aZ5Np=YQh1b05dqQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
One reason to avoid this is it forces everything to layout twice since you
don't know if there's left over free space until after you've laid
everything out.

Also, note that it's not exactly the same as align-items because
align-items: stretch can shrink, while align-content can not shrink (maybe
that's not intentional?).

On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 6:17 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>wrote:

> This might be a totally crazy idea, but I was wondering if it makes sense
> for the initial value of 'align-items' to match the value of
> 'align-content'.
> That way 'align-content' would actually do something on single-line flex
> containers.
> ~fantasai
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