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Re: [css3-flexbox] overflow property

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Sun, 13 May 2012 09:20:05 -0400
Message-ID: <4FAFB505.8070103@mit.edu>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 5/13/12 5:44 AM, Anton Prowse wrote:
> There isn't much alternative to this,

Well, in fairness there is: Whenever such a limitation of CSS2.1 is hit, 
errata CSS2.1 as needed and publish the updated version quickly.  As in, 
move it to more of a "living spec" model.  As long as the changes are 
just adding new definition hooks, this should be pretty safe in terms of 
not making existing implementations non-compliant (a common complaint 
about the "living spec" model), have low overhead, and not block other 
specs too much.

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