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Re: [css-flexbox] Flex box does not respect inline children/groupings

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2014 08:59:39 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDA7S-1pDGY0K_9A2u5u2kLvf77y5kgpJdniE-QrHUzQQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
Cc: Eric Eastwood <me@ericeastwood.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Feb 18, 2014 at 6:29 PM, Andrew Fedoniouk
<news@terrainformatica.com> wrote:
> According to this document http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS2/sample.html
> (non-normative I believe though) <button> and <input> are
> *inline-block* elements. And Eric was asking about purely display:inline
> elements that do not generate boxes by themselves.

They're display:inline in HTML's style sheet.

(And it doesn't matter - inline-block is still an inline-level box,
same as display:inline itself.)

> I think that inline elements should stay inline - flexbox shall not
> try to change "boxing nature" of its children.

We're not changing this behavior, for the reasons I gave in my previous message.

Received on Wednesday, 19 February 2014 17:00:30 UTC

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