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Re: [css-flexbox] "scaled flex shrink factor" is it scaled by *inner* or *outer* flex base size?

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2015 22:29:03 -0500
Message-ID: <54E7FB7F.6040403@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 10/23/2014 06:53 PM, Daniel Holbert wrote:
> On 10/23/2014 02:51 PM, Daniel Holbert wrote:
>> The spec text in question is:
>>     # For every unfrozen item on the line, multiply its
>>     # flex shrink factor by its outer flex base size,
>>     # and note this as its scaled flex shrink factor.
>> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-flexbox/#scaled-flex-shrink-factor
>
> Side note: the spec text that I'm asking about (above) is also
> contradicted by a different chunk of spec text, from the definition of
> 'flex-shrink':
>
>    # The flex shrink factor is multiplied by the
>    # flex basis when distributing negative space.
>
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-flexbox/#flex-shrink-factor
>
> We should make these consistent about "flex basis" vs. "outer flex base
> size".  Those terms can refer to very different quantities, particularly
> when margins/border/padding are involved.

I just used "flex base size" and turned it into a note. Hopefully that's
sufficient.

~fantasai
Received on Saturday, 21 February 2015 03:29:30 UTC

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