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Re: [css-align] implementability of computed value rules for align/justify-self/items

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Thu, 8 Oct 2015 16:20:51 -0700
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20151008232051.GA28503@pescadero.dbaron.org>
On Thursday 2015-10-08 19:07 -0400, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 10/8/15 6:55 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> >I just want to make sure that I actually understand the issue here,
> >and that it's not something new and unique to the Alignment spec that
> >I'm not seeing.
> It's not unique, but it's an antipattern if you want this stuff to be able
> to be optimized well, and just because we made a mistake once doesn't mean
> we should make it again.

I think it may be unique to properties currently in css-align,
although one of the six problematic properties was problematic back
when it was in flexbox.

(When 'currentColor' was not a computed value, it was also present
for 'border-color' and 'outline-color', though.)


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