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Re: [css-grid] Grid Layout Algorithm Rewritten!

From: Sergio Villar Senin <svillar@igalia.com>
Date: Mon, 07 Jul 2014 10:13:30 +0200
Message-ID: <53BA56AA.6000600@igalia.com>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 19/06/14 17:20, Sergio Villar Senin wrote:
> On 25/04/14 19:18, Simon Sapin wrote:
>>> * For intrinsic track sizes, use an initial base size of zero and an
>>> initial growth limit of infinity.
>>> * For flexible track sizes, use an initial base size of infinity.
>>> A track with a flexible minimum sizing function is treated exactly as
>>> if it had a fixed min track sizing function of zero; except when the
>>> grid container is being sized under a min-content constraint, in
>>> which case it is treated exactly as min-content.
>> Isnít that paragraph in contradiction with the last bullet point above?
>> Do "<em>minimum</em> <i>sizing function</i>" and "<i>min track sizing
>> function</i>" (in Bikeshed markup) refer to the same thing? If so, it
>> may be preferable to use the same markup and cross-reference links.
> The issue pointed out by Simon is quite valid IMO and hasn't got any
> response yet. Could it be clarified please? It looks like the
> contradiction is pretty obvious unless I'm missing something also pretty
> obvious :)
> FWIW before the rewrite the algorithm was using 0 unconditionally for
> flex tracks.
> Also "minimum" sizing function is not used at all in the rest of the
> spec. Are we talking about the min track sizing function? If so I think
> it would be better to replace the "minimum" word as it's confusing.
> I also have some extra questions about the paragraph bellow the bullets:
> - when it says "is treated" does it refer to the initialization phase
> only or does it mean that we should use the new min sizing function (0
> or min-content) for the rest of the algorithm?
> - should it be considered only for the initialization phase then I guess
> it can be simplified a lot since it will mean that either:
>     a) grid container is sized under min-content -> min sizing function
> = min-content -> it's a content-dependent function -> initial base size
> = 0 and grow limit = infinity
>     b) grid container is not sized under min-content ->  min sizing
> function = 0
> BR

Ping :)

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