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Re: [css-grid][css-align] Intrinsic size of replaced elements, and no shrink-to-fit algorithm

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 15 May 2015 14:38:51 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCC3xS1BcrKDPCYcY2OFz8yL9QdoAP6Hybafr3h6XgiFA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Fran├žois REMY <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, May 15, 2015 at 2:28 PM, Fran├žois REMY
<francois.remy.dev@outlook.com> wrote:
>> >> Are you looking at
>> >> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-align/#justify-self-property for the
>> >> definition of "stretch"? Note that this is different than the
>> >> justify-content definition.  In particular, it'll shrink too-big things.
>> >
>> > I'm speaking about the default behavior of a grid item. I'm not sure what is
>> the default value of all the align properties in the case of a grid, though.
>> >
>> > I would be interested in what happens in both cases though.
>>
>> Just read the spec; "auto" computes to "stretch", and "stretch" makes it
>> match the size of the alignment container (without regard as to whether it's
>> bigger or smaller).
>
> Hum, this isn't what I implemented. I am pretty sure this was the behavior I initially implemented and I got feedback this wasn't the expected behavior. In particular, both IE and Chrome seem not to shrink-to-fit by default.
>
> Am I missing something?

What the spec now says and what early implementations are doing don't
always match up. ^_^

~TJ
Received on Friday, 15 May 2015 21:39:39 UTC

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