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[css-flexbox] element vs box

From: Peter Moulder <pjrm@mail.internode.on.net>
Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2014 22:07:37 +1100
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20140125110737.GA10649@mail.internode.on.net>
This isn't CSS2.1; please make distinction between elements and boxes.  It
makes a difference, especially as flex items are defined as the children of
flex containers (so what things are flex items depends on whether we're talking
about element child relation or box child relation).

Section 4 in particular seems very confused about this: it says that the
computed value of 'display' is based in part on whether something is a flex
item (implying that it assumes that flex items are elements), but then in the
next sentence says that flex items are boxes; and later says that table anon
box generation occurs before things get promoted to flex items.


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