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Re: Flexbox children with display flex

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2014 17:33:30 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDB1=2YEROjN9J4S3qvoHr68h68GR4gzVHw79a1ZcmS5aw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sylvain Galineau <galineau@adobe.com>
Cc: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>, Karen Menezes <karen.menezes@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 1:51 PM, Sylvain Galineau <galineau@adobe.com> wrote:
> Yes; also in section 4 Flex Items:
>
>         # A flex item establishes a new formatting context for its contents.
>         # The type of this formatting context is determined by its display value,
> as usual.
>
> i.e. a flex item can have display:flex etc.

Yup, that's the spot.  Flexbox doesn't care what display type its
children have, except that it blockifies their display
<http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-display-3/#blockify>.

> (Incidentally not sure if the abstract is normative…)

It's not, ever.  It's a short introduction to the spec.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 12 November 2014 01:34:16 UTC

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