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

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2012 10:35:07 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCAxJudrs+7q8NT=5p2wHFKYCwEVjzfn+b1HWTgX48LDw@mail.gmail.com>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
Cc: Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 11:48 AM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:
> 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.

Yes.

~TJ
Received on Friday, 10 February 2012 18:35:54 GMT

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