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Re: [css-flexbox] How should scrollbars affect flex item sizing?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2016 09:41:14 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDALQWwZ=USfiN=_0SqVtZD3C8nFsXUDU9Rvi8P-=SZbMQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Christian Biesinger <cbiesinger@google.com>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Apr 13, 2016 at 1:46 PM, Christian Biesinger
<cbiesinger@google.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 6, 2016 at 8:03 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
>> On 04/06/2016 06:45 PM, Christian Biesinger wrote:
>>> - If, after flexing, a scrollbar becomes necessary or is no longer
>>> necessary I assume that this won't affect the outer size of the flex
>>> item and will just lead to a bigger/smaller content size of the item?
>>
>> It might affect the outer size of the flex item, if layout
>> without the scroll bar results in a different intrinsic
>> size, and the element is laid out at that size.
>
> Are you saying that the size of the flex item changes *after* the flx
> algorithm runs?!

Unfortunately, that's how non-overlay scrollbars work everywhere else
in the platform.

Scrollbars are a garbage fire.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 14 April 2016 16:42:02 UTC

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