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Re: [css-writing-modes-3] (sizing phase) 'auto' height of child block in orthogonal flow

From: Jonathan Kew <jfkthame@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 12 Apr 2015 08:46:57 +0100
Message-ID: <552A22F1.5080304@gmail.com>
To: Gérard Talbot <www-style@gtalbot.org>, Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>, Elika Etemad <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
CC: W3C www-style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
On 12/4/15 07:42, Gérard Talbot wrote:
> Hello,
>
> http://www.gtalbot.org/BrowserBugsSection/CSS3WritingModes/Orthogonal-flow-Example14.xht
>
>
> What should be the used height of div#vertical-rl ?
>
> In Chrome 40+ it is 64px ; its offsetHeight is 102px.
>
> In IE11 and Firefox 40 it is 162px ; its offsetHeight is 200px;

Note that https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1151993 proposes 
to change Firefox's behavior here, and make it more like Chrome's.

JK

>
> I have read carefully sections 7.3, 7.3.1 and 7.3.2 and I am not sure
> how the sizing of auto height block in orthogonal flow is supposed to be
> achieved.
>
> If I add more words in div#vertical-rl, then div#vertical-rl's used
> height in Chrome is sized to 162px.
>
> ------
>
> Is section 7.3.2 exclusively about multicolumn elements? This isn't clear.
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/css-writing-modes-3/#auto-multicol
>
> Gérard
>
>
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