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Re: [css-flexbox] static position of absolutely-positioned flex items still "at-risk"?

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2013 15:05:29 -0700
Message-ID: <5230E929.6050802@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 09/11/2013 03:01 PM, fantasai wrote:
> On 05/21/2013 07:58 PM, Daniel Holbert wrote:
>> The flexbox spec currently says:
>>
>>    # The following features are at-risk:
>>    #  * Calculation of the static position of
>>    #    absolutely-positioned flex items.
>>
>> This is in both the TR and the ED versions:
>>    http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-flexbox/#status
>>    http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-flexbox/#status
>>
>> I think the static-position chunk of spec has remained the same for a
>> while now -- is it still considered to be "at-risk"?
>
> The WG discussed this today in the context of Grid Layout and
> what we want to do there, and decided it would be best to
> simplify the static position to be as if the element did
> participate in flex layout, but were the sole flex item in
> a fixed-size flex container of the resulting size of the
> flex container after layout.
>
> [Hopefully the spec ends up a bit more readable than that
> insanely long sentence.]

P.S. Let me know if that makes sense. :)

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 11 September 2013 22:05:57 UTC

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