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RE: [css-flexbox] "applies to" inconsistency

From: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 12 May 2010 02:42:25 +0000
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <5258A1A783764C478A36E2BC4A9C497E06BA58@tk5ex14mbxc105.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tab Atkins Jr. [mailto:jackalmage@gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2010 7:34 PM
>
> Right, you do have to figure out something reasonable for static position,
> which can indeed be difficult in a dynamic layout algorithm like flexbox.  But
> it's a solveable problem.
> 
> Aside from that, though, abspos elements should not participate in any way
> in the layout algorithm of their parent.

Exactly. 

One way to define "static" position is to say it is "start before" corner of the flexbox. It is not very useful but if this is not considered an intended use of Flexbox *and* is clearly defined it could help avoid unnecessary complexity (and unnecessary interop mess)
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