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

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2015 04:59:14 +0100
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <5kebcahebct41ama9qp8emlt5jq9irsvqm@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* fantasai wrote:
>However, if you place a multicol element inside a container that [...]

>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.

Both names seem awfully generic and possibly misleading; if you have to
invoke multicol layout to explain them, or the difference between them,
they are probably not sufficiently descriptive.
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