Re: [css3-flexbox] spec contradicts itself about display: table-row; flex items

On Wed, May 22, 2013 at 1:00 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <> wrote:
> On Wed, May 22, 2013 at 11:49 AM, Christian Biesinger
> <> wrote:
>> Hm... in that case I'd like to ask, why is this behavior desirable? It
>> seems like lots of complexity for little gain compared to just
>> promoting the display types to block.
> The gain is that you get to rely on the same box-construction rules
> that you get inside of block layout.  It's not good if two naked
> table-cells wrap themselves in a table in block layout, but break in
> flexbox layout.

OK then... I filed a bug to fix the behavior in Chrome, though I'm
unconvinced how useful this behavior is.



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