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

From: Daniel Holbert <dholbert@mozilla.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2013 10:34:29 -0700
Message-ID: <5231FB25.4020207@mozilla.com>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 09/11/2013 03:05 PM, fantasai wrote:
> P.S. Let me know if that makes sense. :)

One clarification on the new spec text:

 # Its static position is calculated by first doing full
 # flex layout without the absolutely-positioned elements,
 # then positioning each absolutely-positioned child as
 # if it were the sole flex item in the flex container,
 # assuming it was a fixed size box of its used size.

It'd be worth clarifying whether the "it" in that last line refers to
the abspos child or the container. (I think it refers to the container?)
i.e. I think "assuming _the flex container_ was a fixed size box of its
used size" would be clearer.

ALSO, one question: should we honor "flex-grow" on abspos children now?
(so e.g. "flex: 1" on an abspos child would make its main-size grow to
the container's main-size, modulo limitations imposed by

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