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Re: [css-flexbox] what overflow should be scrollable in flexbox?

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2017 16:53:57 -0700
To: Christian Biesinger <cbiesinger@google.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <c6f61db2-2ff8-e8aa-4847-5ed0f275b19e@inkedblade.net>
On 06/15/2016 08:59 AM, Christian Biesinger wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 11:22 PM, fantasai
> <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
>> On 05/11/2016 05:21 PM, Christian Biesinger wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> consider this bug report:
>>> https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=503483#makechanges
>>> This is a flex-end flexbox that overflows out of the top. Should the
>>> overflow be scrollable? More generally, in which cases should which
>>> overflow be scrollable for flexbox?
>>> We currently implement, basically, that the {row,column}-reverse
>>> options change in which direction the overflow is scrollable (but not
>>> wrap-reverse)
>> Here's the spec on this:
>>   https://www.w3.org/TR/css-align-3/#overflow-scroll-position
> Ah thanks. The normative text seems a bit at odd with the example,
> since the example says that flex-flow also affects the scrollable
> overflow region but the normative text does not.

Sure it does. It's defined to be aligned per the content distribution properties.
Some of those values are keyed to 'flex-flow'; others are not. For the ones that
are, obviously they must be affected by 'flex-flow'.

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