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Re: [css-grid] Content-size tracks and orthogonal flows

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:04:08 -0800
Message-ID: <549492C8.9050001@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 12/19/2014 12:38 PM, fantasai wrote:
> On 02/10/2014 01:47 PM, Simon Sapin wrote:
>> What happens if a grid item is an "orthogonal flow"? (As defined in css-writing-modes.)
>
> If it's an orthogonal flow, then it's laid out according to the orthogonal
> flow rules, resulting in an intrinsic inline size. This is used to calculate
> the column widths. Then we follow up by calculating the row widths. If this
> causes a change in the row height available to the orthogonal item (for
> example, a row height that was a flexible height ends up smaller than the
> size used for the orthogonal flow sizing), then we cycle back (once) and
> recalculate everything.
>
> At least, that's the theory. I'm not sure it's correctly explained in the
> spec yet. :/

Okay, I think it's explained properly now. :)

> (Also not 100% sure this is the right way to go, but it's
> what Microsoft had specified and I don't have an alternative proposal.)

~fantasai
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