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RE: [css3-flexbox] what's the rendering of floated content *inside of a span*?

From: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2012 23:12:06 +0000
To: Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com>, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>
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± From: Daniel Holbert [mailto:dholbert@mozilla.com]
± Sent: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 2:59 PM
± 
± On 01/25/2012 02:55 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
± > Following the convention of #item6.1 in Example 2, the span should be
± > wrapped in an anonymous flexbox item.  Floats don't reparent in the
± > box-tree - the float is still a child of the<span>, it just has
± > special rules for layout.
± 
± Cool, that's what I was hoping.  Thanks!

Yes, that's exactly right, non-anonymous flexbox items must be direct children of flexbox.
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