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Re: [css3-flexbox] containing block for absolutely positioned children of a flexbox

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2012 08:48:50 +1300
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLY8cT7jYWygEkT5b==71BL6oj8A9xTV_Z=2fAux5hpupg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com>
Cc: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 7:05 AM, Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com>wrote:

> Just wanted to be sure I'm understanding correctly: flexboxes do *not* act
> as containing blocks for absolutely-positioned children, correct? Instead,
> the flexbox's closest ancestor that is a block will serve that purpose. (?)
>

They should follow the same model as the rest of CSS: the abs-pos
containing block is the nearest positioned ancestor. Which could be a
flexbox.

Rob
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