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Re: [css3-writing-modes] height: fill-available's behavior is suboptimal

From: Elliott Sprehn <esprehn@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2012 15:27:38 -0700
Message-ID: <CAPJYB1gDdRFDvcZW_b9NNMbLmca7wpUfFbnLPiAd7O-3Nap7fA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 3:22 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>wrote:

> ...
> Neither, it should be 100px.
> The #outer div is width:min-content, so it asks all of its children
> for their min-content.
> > The #inner div is sized as 50%, but it's relative to an indefinite
> width, so it's ignored and treated as 'auto'.
> > Under a min sizing constraint, 'auto' becomes 'min-content', so #inner
> also asks its children for their min-content width.
> >> The inline-block is 100px wide.
> > The #inner div is thus 100px wide.
> The #outer div is thus 100px wide.
> Don't try to be too smart about percentages; that way lies madness
> (like tables).  Percentages are meaningful iff their containing
> block's size is a definite size.

This doesn't match anyone's current implementation. Both Firefox and Webkit
make it 50px.

- E
Received on Friday, 13 July 2012 22:28:25 UTC

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