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Re: css-table-3 spec - 3.10.5. Distribution algorithm

From: Ian Kilpatrick <ikilpatrick@chromium.org>
Date: Thu, 9 Jul 2020 11:48:46 -0700
Message-ID: <CAJL3UpR7JREM+paoYiurzg6TTbyLLe6ivfA9Aeu7Cd9W4_sT9Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: François REMY <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com>
Cc: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>, Stuart Braines <stuart@ekioh.com>, W3C style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>, atotic@chromium.org
cc/ Aleks. Please also add "@atotic" who probably has the deepest
understanding of table layout at the moment.
We (Blink) have been undergoing a large table project.

On Thu, Jul 9, 2020 at 11:05 AM François REMY <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com>
wrote:

> Hi Stuart! Interesting question. When you open the issue, please mention
> me (@FremyCompany) so it stays on my radar.
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> Sent from my phone
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> *From:* Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
> *Sent:* Thursday, July 9, 2020 7:56:56 PM
> *To:* Stuart Braines <stuart@ekioh.com>; W3C style mailing list <
> www-style@w3.org>
> *Subject:* Re: css-table-3 spec - 3.10.5. Distribution algorithm
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> Stuart,
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> Can you open an issue in our drafts repository? All changes to the
> specifications are discussed there:
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> https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues
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> This mailing list is more for announcements and more general discussion of
> CSS standards.
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> Thanks,
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> Alan
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> *From: *Stuart Braines <stuart@ekioh.com>
> *Date: *Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 10:52 AM
> *To: *"www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
> *Subject: *css-table-3 spec - 3.10.5. Distribution algorithm
> *Resent-From: *<www-style@w3.org>
> *Resent-Date: *Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 10:50 AM
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> Hi CSSWG,
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> I’m currently trying to handle percentage heights for table-rows &
> table-cells in our Flow browser, I’m basing my implementation on this spec
> - I 100% acknowledge the css-table-3 states the spec is not ready for
> implementation.
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> I just wanted some clarification on a paragraph in 3.10.5. Distribution
> algorithm which mentions resolving percentage heights on row-groups during
> the second pass, my understanding was that the height of row-groups are
> never considered?
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> "its new base height (the one evaluated during the second layout pass,
> where percentages used in rowgroups/rows/cells' specified heights were
> resolved according to the table height, instead of being ignored as 0px)."
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> In chapter 3.10.2 Row layout (first pass) it is noted that "heights being
> defined on row groups are being ignored by this algorithm”
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> Thanks in advance,
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> Stuart
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