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Re: [css-align] Clarification on the concept of 'parent' for Self Alignment 'auto' value resolution

From: Javier Fernandez <jfernandez@igalia.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:47:06 +0200
To: www-style@w3.org, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <fc8e4690-c144-72ec-9d5a-03eaaccb9bdf@igalia.com>
Hi Tab,

I'd need further clarification on the "parent" concept for the
Alignment 'auto' value resolution and the "flat-tree" concept.

https://w3c.github.io/webcomponents/spec/shadow/#flat-trees
https://w3c.github.io/webcomponents/spec/shadow/#attributes

On 06/01/2016 01:06 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> Anonymous boxes are, as the name suggests, *boxes* - they show up in
> the box tree, which is constructed *from* the element tree.  "Parent
> element" refers to the element tree; it doesn't care about box-tree
> structure.  (And so there's no layout-time determination; this
> behavior can instead be resolved at inheritance time.)
> 

Would it be correct to consider your sentence "Parent element" refers to
the element tree" in a more general way as "Parent element" refers to the
flat-tree ?
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