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Re: [css-flexbox] Understanding flexbox-flex-direction-column.htm

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Sun, 23 Aug 2015 05:32:12 -0700
Message-ID: <55D9BD4C.4090301@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 03/24/2015 07:32 PM, Daniel Holbert wrote:
> On 03/24/2015 06:44 PM, Daniel Holbert wrote:
>> On 03/24/2015 06:26 PM, Christian Biesinger wrote:
>>>> If the item’s computed flex-basis is
>
> Tab/fantasai, I think this spec-text might need a tweak.
>
> As noted above, I think this spec-text might be assuming that
> "flex-basis:auto" actually *computes* to the main-size property-value
> (so that "computed flex-basis is definite" includes e.g.
> flex-basis:auto;width:50px).
>
> But I don't think that assumption holds up. It's not clearly specced
> that way, at least -- and browsers seem to agree that "flex-basis:auto"
> just computes to "auto", using this testcase which probes the computed
> value via inheritance: http://jsfiddle.net/uxrtm0au/
>
> So, I think this sentence might need s/computed/used/.
> Or alternately, it might just need s/'content'/'content' or 'auto'/.

It looks like we deleted that phrase in any case, so there's nothing to change.

Let me know if anything else needs fixing here.

~fantasai
Received on Sunday, 23 August 2015 14:01:34 UTC

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