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

From: Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Mar 2015 16:00:09 -0800
To: Greg Whitworth <gwhit@microsoft.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Rossen Atanassov <Rossen.Atanassov@microsoft.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
message-id: <54F4F989.3050606@mozilla.com>
On 03/02/2015 12:39 PM, Daniel Holbert wrote:
> On 02/24/2015 04:51 PM, Daniel Holbert wrote:
>>  (1) This thread here: "should we make 'min-height:auto' taint the resulting flexed height on a vertical flex item & make it indefinite?" (I slightly lean towards 'yes' for perf reasons; Greg disagrees; I'm OK either way.)
>> Link to thread (hey, you're already here!):
>>   https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2015Feb/0205.html
> 
> Answer: no, min-height:auto doesn't make something indefinite.
> * Spec change needed: clarify section 9.8 (1st sentence at least) to mention that "definite sizes" *can* in fact depend (in part) on content measurements.

Er, actually, Tab's email from later on today[1] seems to contradict this.  (IIUC he's saying there that min-height:auto *should* make things indefinite.)

So, this issue may still be a bit up in the air.

~Daniel

[1] https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2015Mar/0025.html
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