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

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 11 May 2010 19:57:58 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTilEa62P8uohrdW5CQKuNAALo2mHt4SxSwwrh_om@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 7:54 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> On 5/11/10 10:34 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>>
>> Aside from that, though, abspos elements should not participate in any
>> way in the layout algorithm of their parent.
>
> Sure they do.  Here's an example:
>
> <div style="overflow: auto; position: relative;
>            width: 100px; height: 100px">
>  <div style="position: absolute; top: 200px; left: 0;
>              border: 10px solid black"></div>
> </div>
>
> The abs pos div affects the layout of its parent in Gecko, Webkit, and
> Presto there.  And I'm fairly certain that current spec language requires it
> to.

Do you mean the creation of the scrollbar?

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 12 May 2010 02:58:50 GMT

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