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Re: [css3-flexbox] absolutely positioned flex item should not have side effect on space distribution

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2012 23:34:56 -0400
Message-ID: <50078060.9000809@inkedblade.net>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 07/18/2012 06:25 PM, Brad Kemper wrote:
> On Jul 18, 2012, at 10:33 AM, fantasai<fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>  wrote:
>
>> But wouldn't you want to place the abspos *inside* the flex item
>> in those cases, rather than before or after it?
>
> Sometimes, but probably not always. If it was a tooltip to appear above or to the right of the individual flex item, then yes. But not if it was something for say, a whole horizontal line of a toolbar and the popup help bubble said something like, "these are your tools. Choose one." or whatever.

In that case, though, you'd be served well enough by using an explicit
position rather than a static one. No?

~fantasai
Received on Thursday, 19 July 2012 03:35:28 GMT

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