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Re: [css3-flexbox] Should "overflow: [scroll, hidden, auto]" apply to a flex container?

From: Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2013 15:29:58 -0800
Message-ID: <51031576.6090900@mozilla.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 01/25/2013 03:13 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> Overflow definitely needs to apply, imo.

Why, out of curiosity?  If an author needs custom "overflow" behavior on
a flex container, wouldn't they be able to get that effect by wrapping
it in a block and styling the block with "overflow"?  Why would the flex
container itself need to support overflow?

For comparison: "overflow" doesn't have any effect on the <table>
element anywhere, nor does it apply to "display:inline" elements, and it
doesn't to <fieldset> in Gecko at least.

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