Re: [css-flexbox] "Determine the flex container’s used cross size" step needs to take min/max size into account

On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 6:34 PM, Daniel Holbert <> wrote:
> On 10/29/2013 05:15 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 3:43 PM, Daniel Holbert <> wrote:
>>> Right now, the Flexbox ED has the following:
>>>   #  15. Determine the flex container’s used cross size:
>>>   #   * If the cross size property is a definite size, use that.
>>>   #   * Otherwise, use the sum of the flex lines' cross sizes.
>>> I'm pretty sure that last bullet-point needs to have something like this
>>> appended:
>>> ", clamped to the flex container's cross-axis min-size / max-size
>>> properties"
>>> Without that change, I'm pretty sure this section is implicitly saying
>>> to disregard "min-height" & "max-height" on auto-height horizontal flex
>>> containers. (which seems undesirable)
>> Are you assuming that the first bullet point is implicitly covered by
>> the way that width/max-width/min-width are defined?  Or should I make
>> this correction apply to both clauses?
> Ah, good question. I guess that depends on whether the "definite size"
> already incorporates min/max sizing constraints.
> Right now, it seems to me that the spec's definition for "definite size"
> does *not* incorporate those constraints, -- it just talks about a
> single quantity (a <length>, <percentage>, etc.)[1]
> So, I think you probably do want to make the correction apply to both
> clauses.

Cool, I've done so.


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