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Re: [css3-flexbox] containing block for absolutely positioned children of a flexbox

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Feb 2012 20:28:34 -0800
Cc: Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <941FD369-9EB2-4D94-8316-F75D7290B4B8@gmail.com>
To: robert@ocallahan.org

On Feb 9, 2012, at 11:48 AM, Robert O'Callahan wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 7:05 AM, Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com> wrote:
> Just wanted to be sure I'm understanding correctly: flexboxes do *not* act as containing blocks for absolutely-positioned children, correct? Instead, the flexbox's closest ancestor that is a block will serve that purpose. (?)
> They should follow the same model as the rest of CSS: the abs-pos containing block is the nearest positioned ancestor. Which could be a flexbox.

Unless it is a region, apparently.

Received on Friday, 10 February 2012 04:29:19 UTC

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