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Re: [css-flexbox] Behaviour of percentage heights in column direction

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2015 22:00:37 -0500
Message-ID: <54E7F4D5.1050001@inkedblade.net>
To: Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 02/09/2015 04:43 PM, Daniel Holbert wrote:
> On 07/01/2014 09:53 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> fantasai and I discussed this this morning.  Based on that discussion,
>> and the telcon discussion we had last week, we agree with the
>> conclusions of this thread.  Namely, percentage heights on children of
>> flex items should be resolveable if the item's 'flex-basis' is
>> definite; they resolve against the *flexed height* of the flex item
>> (not its flex-basis directly).
> [...]
>>
>> (There's still the issue of what happens when the item freezes due to
>> a min-height violation based on its min-content size, but that's a
>> more general issue than just Flexbox, and we've started a separate
>> thread on that.)
>
> Hi Tab,
>
> Do you know where this separate thread (which you mentioned having
> started, in the parenthetical here) ended up?
>
> I looked at https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2014Jul/ and
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2014Jun/ , and I saw
> several threads about min-height/min-width, but it's not clear to me
> which one (if any) actually ended up considering the question of whether
> a "min-content"-clamped flex item should be considered as having a
> definite height, for the purpose of resolving percent heights on its
> children.

Here's the thread:
   https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2014Jul/0009.html
The resolution was B.

Let me know if that's satisfactory or if we still have an issue here.

~fantasai
Received on Saturday, 21 February 2015 03:01:08 UTC

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