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Re: [css3-flexbox] "definite" sizes?

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2012 13:38:17 -0500
Message-ID: <4F5E4299.4050205@mit.edu>
To: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 3/12/12 12:06 PM, Alex Mogilevsky wrote:
> You don't understand what it means that width or height are not shrink-to-fit, or you don't understand why a new term "definite" is used for it?

I don't understand the goal of the "definite" term in this context; the 
way it's being used with percentage width is definitely NOT a synonym 
for "not shrink-to-fit".

As a specific instance, I don't understand what the desired behavior is 
in the example where the child is "width: 25%" and the parent is "width: 
400px; min-width: 50%" and the granparent's width varies between 300px 
and 1000px depending on viewport size.

If I just need to read something in particular to understand the context 
and goals here, I'd appreciate a pointer...

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