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Re: [css-flexbox] definite sizes & "width:auto" inside of a block

From: Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2016 14:01:06 -0700
To: Manuel Rego Casasnovas <rego@igalia.com>, www-style@w3.org, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <3da13177-ef48-4829-e9dc-b0cf15e18bbb@mozilla.com>
On 03/31/2016 01:35 PM, Manuel Rego Casasnovas wrote:
> This definition was the same in the css-sizing spec
> (https://drafts.csswg.org/css-sizing/#definite),
> but it has been updated [2] to include:
> "or other formula that is resolved solely against definite sizes."

Thanks -- the "or other formula" language seems to cover the
width:auto-in-a-fixedwidth-block scenario that I'm asking about, I think.

> Probably this change should be applied to flexbox spec too, or flexbox
> should point to css-sizing directly (like grid does).

Agreed. Tab/fantasai, could you do one of these things?

(either synchronize the change over, or update...
  https://drafts.csswg.org/css-flexbox-1/#definite
...to reference this definition:
  https://drafts.csswg.org/css-sizing/#definite
)

Thanks,
~Daniel
Received on Thursday, 31 March 2016 21:01:36 UTC

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