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Re: [css-flexbox] Example 3 mentions "justify-self" when I think it wants to say "justify-content"

From: Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com>
Date: Mon, 06 Jan 2014 11:12:22 -0800
Message-ID: <52CB0016.207@mozilla.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 01/03/2014 02:51 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> It actually is intended to be justify-self, with reference to the
> Alignment spec.  But it could be changed to justify-content on the
> container instead.

Ah, right -- I see 'justify-self' is linkified to point there. Makes sense.

I think it'd be worth changing -- I think it's clearer if it uses a
property that's defined & explained in the flexbox spec.

It's also less likely to be a source of headaches for people trying to
test & build on top of that example. (It's conceivable that UAs with
flexbox support may take a while to honor the other CSS Alignment
properties -- I don't know if any browser supports "justify-self" right
now. So anyone trying to test the code from that example will likely run
into trouble, currently, because "justify-self" will be rejected.)

Received on Monday, 6 January 2014 19:12:51 UTC

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