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Re: [css3-page] Flexbox or table algorithm for page-margin box layout

From: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 01:08:44 +0100
Message-ID: <51538A0C.7020207@exyr.org>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
CC: www-style@w3.org, Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Le 26/03/2013 22:32, Robert O'Callahan a écrit :
>     The current algorithm never makes the boxes overlap, if widths are
>     'auto':
>     http://www.w3.org/TR/2013/WD-css3-page-20130314/#variable-sizing
> If B is the width of the page area, then it must overlap A or C right?

If B is the width of the page area, yes. But the layout algorithm will 
not result in that with 'width: auto' in B and any content in A or C. It 
tries to distribute the space between B and an imaginary AC box.

In other words, it does a table-like layout with an additional 
constraint that A and C have the same outer size.

Simon Sapin
Received on Thursday, 28 March 2013 00:09:08 UTC

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