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Re: [css3-flexbox] fragmenting rows in multi-row flexbox

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 2 May 2012 09:44:32 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAN1G5+3q49x=ygXR+ccA11ueyQyXKO0=YsU8iurbqD5A@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 8:26 AM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> Right now for multi-line row flexboxes the spec says
>  # Lay out as many flexbox lines as possible (but at least one) ...
>  # Forced breaks within flexbox items are ignored.
> It should say
>  | Lay out as many flexbox lines (or fragments thereof) as possible (but at
> least one)
> There's no reason a flexbox line in multi-line flexboxes should be
> unfragmentable.
> We could give it avoidance behavior (only implicitly fragment if at top of
> page).
> Or just let an explicit break-inside: avoid; on an individual item provide
> that effect.
> But it should be fragmentable at the very least when placed at the top of
> the page,
> and there's imo no reason forced breaks within items should be ignored.

I tried, but it ended up being weird, as a fragment might move to a
narrow page and be forced to overflow, while the subsequent whole
lines don't.

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