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RE: [css3-flexbox] does flex-order impact stacking order of overlapping content

From: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2012 21:06:01 +0000
To: Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com>, "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D51C9E849DDD0D4EA38C2E539856928412E20887@TK5EX14MBXC218.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
BTW that is also consistent with grid (which reorders even more, but there is no new natural order after that, so document order is the most appropriate)

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Alex Mogilevsky
>Sent: Friday, January 27, 2012 1:04 PM
>To: Alex Mogilevsky; Daniel Holbert; www-style@w3.org list
>Subject: RE: [css3-flexbox] does flex-order impact stacking order of
>overlapping content
>
>Can't find the thread, I think it was a couple of years ago.
>
>Anyway, apparently we use document order for drawing even if reordered in
>flexbox, so it agrees with what you are saying.
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Alex Mogilevsky [mailto:alexmog@microsoft.com]
>>Sent: Friday, January 27, 2012 12:22 PM
>>To: Daniel Holbert; www-style@w3.org list
>>Subject: RE: [css3-flexbox] does flex-order impact stacking order of
>>overlapping content
>>
>>>From: Daniel Holbert [mailto:dholbert@mozilla.com]
>>>Sent: Friday, January 27, 2012 12:04 PM
>>>To: www-style@w3.org list
>>>Subject: [css3-flexbox] does flex-order impact stacking order of
>>>overlapping content
>>>
>>>Hi www-style,
>>>
>>>In the current Flexbox ED "Layout Algorithm" section, it says this
>>>about
>>>flex-order:
>>>
>>> > Re-order the flexbox items according to their 'flex-order'.
>>>[...]
>>> > This affects the order in which the flexbox items generate  > boxes
>>> > in
>>>the box-tree
>>>
>>>Given that -- hypothetically, if two flexbox items were to contain
>>>overlapping content[1], would flex-order have any effect on which one
>>>overlaps the other? (i.e. does flex-order affect stacking in the z
>>>axis?)
>>
>>We have discussed this before. Let me look it up.
>>
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