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Re: [css-sizing] variations on max-content/preferred sizing

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:28:39 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDABY30jzF2PRYb10T+LUeQ5NapeXXZB1pmy-oY6JXXF-w@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 7:01 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> Currently Tab and I are thinking of naming the first concept
> 'max-content' size (since it is a true maximum) and the second concept
> 'preferred' size, at least in the spec.
>
> But as far as authors are concerned, they probably really want the
> 'preferred' size. It's just the layout engine that might need to
> know the max-content size.

Are you implying that authors probably actually want to invoke the
preferred size in places where they might say "max-content"?

If so, I suggest max-content and super-max-content. ^_^

~TJ
Received on Saturday, 24 January 2015 03:29:26 UTC

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