Re: [css-flexbox] concepts of baselines

On Mon, Feb 10, 2014 at 12:28 PM, L. David Baron <> wrote:
> has a bunch of
> text about how CSS 2.1 doesn't define the baseline of block and
> table boxes, etc.  However, it misses a distinction present in the
> underlying concepts.
> If CSS 2.1 defined a baseline, it would need to define *two*
> concepts of baseline, a last-line baseline concept used for
> inline-block and inline-table baseline alignment in
> (which also uses the bottom edge for overflow != visible, and which,
> for compatibility, uses the first row of a table), and a first-line
> baseline concept used for table cell baseline alignment in
> .

Just to make sure I'm reading this right, you're saying that we need
to define the last-line baseline for flexbox and the other things in
that section?


Received on Monday, 10 February 2014 21:00:23 UTC