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Re: [css3-flexbox] flex-basis initial value should be 0px

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 26 May 2012 11:37:51 -0700
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Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Tony Chang <tony@chromium.org>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
To: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>

On May 23, 2012, at 1:48 AM, "Anton Prowse" <prowse@moonhenge.net> wrote:

> But am I alone in thinking that toolbars etc are not going to be the most
> common use of flexbox (by a long shot)?  Unless I'm missing some other
> layout system that does it better, IMO flexbox will be predominantly used
> to build horizontal navigation menus, with varying-sized text items.

Isn't that use case already handled pretty well by 'display:table-cell'?
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