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RE: [css3-flexbox] Children of flex items ignoring cross-axis percentage length

From: Greg Whitworth <gwhit@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2014 23:14:52 +0000
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com>
CC: fantasai <fantasai@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, "mstensho@opera.com" <mstensho@opera.com>, "ojan@chromium.org" <ojan@chromium.org>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tab Atkins Jr. [mailto:jackalmage@gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 5:16 PM
> To: Daniel Holbert
> Cc: Greg Whitworth; fantasai; www-style@w3.org; mstensho@opera.com;
> ojan@chromium.org
> Subject: Re: [css3-flexbox] Children of flex items ignoring cross-axis
> percentage length
> > So the question is, what is the "height of the box's containing block".
> > Blink seems to be saying it's the specified "height" property, while
> > Gecko/Trident are using the actual box's height (the flex basis).
> > Since the CSS21 spec text [quoted above] seems to be talking about box
> > height rather than the "height" property here, I tend to think the
> > Gecko/Trident behavior is correct.
> Yes, it's the actual height (the flex basis).  I think the spec is clear about this,
> but I can correct something if it's not.
> ~TJ

Awesome, so we can expect the Blink implementation of this to match Gecko's and Trident's in the future?

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