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Re: [css-flexbox] Tweaking the old "resolving flexible lengths" algorithm to produce same behavior as new algorithm

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 6 May 2014 17:59:19 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAeiqtbLovT1JG9W17sAO97DB88TygUqN9v6NuH2Vyv8g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, May 6, 2014 at 4:14 PM, Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com> wrote:
> Actually, if we adopt the "early freeze" step added in the ED today[1],
> then that addresses the scenario I brought up in my previous message.
> (and it removes any need for updates to the "original free space" value)
> So, with the "early freeze" step backported to the old algorithm, I
> think my suggested spec-tweak from [2] will do the right thing & make
> the old version of the algorithm match the results of the rewritten version.

Okay, we've now temporarily added a "Redux" section to the spec with a
flex-distribution algo based on the older flex-factor-based algo, but
with the tweaks from the newest stuff.

Let us know if you're happy with the redux section.

~TJ and fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 7 May 2014 01:00:10 UTC

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