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

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2012 17:09:53 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDQy+nuB-vTYVn7caSyMO_MFknQLqM=Hm+HARhgcTU+Bw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Divya Manian <manian@adobe.com>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, John Hax <johnhax@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 5:03 PM, Divya Manian <manian@adobe.com> wrote:
> On 23/07/2012 18:31, "fantasai" <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> >From implementer's perspective, I suspect it would be more like
>>
>>   C > B > A
>>
>>I'm happy to spec anything, I just need people with informed opinions
>>to inform us so the WG can make an informed decision. :)
>
>> The static position of the abspos item is given by a placeholder
>>anonymous flex item, which impacts layout during justification
>>(space-around/space-between).
>
> This sounds the sanest to me and what would be expected. Especially in
> case of when you want to position: absolute something so you can apply css
> transforms within, without impacting the layout?

Did you mean the opposite?  Option C *does* impact the layout.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 25 July 2012 00:10:41 GMT

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