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Re: [css-multicol][css-sizing] Intrinsic Sizes of Multi-column Elements

From: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:19:16 +0100
Message-ID: <55140754.6010307@exyr.org>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, www-style@w3.org
On 26/03/15 00:37, fantasai wrote:
>>> col-width + height
>>>     min = used col-count == 1 ?
>>>             min-content : column-width * used column count
>>>     max = column-width * used column count
>>>     Implemented by: Nobody
>>
>> I think you'd need to lay out to find the column count here. Sounds bad.
>
> Yes. It makes layout engineers unhappy, but it's the only answer
> that really makes sense, and it's required for a some real-world
> use cases.

This is not about happiness. It’s just that "To determine X, you first 
have to know X" is not implementable.

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Simon Sapin
Received on Thursday, 26 March 2015 13:19:41 UTC

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