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Re: [css-align] Definition of align-self inconsistent with css-flexbox for abspos

From: Javier Fernandez <jfernandez@igalia.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2015 00:42:40 +0200
Message-ID: <55270060.4090909@igalia.com>
To: Christian Biesinger <cbiesinger@google.com>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 04/10/2015 12:32 AM, Christian Biesinger wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 9, 2015 at 6:18 PM, Javier Fernandez <jfernandez@igalia.com> wrote:
>>> However, in flexbox we have:
>>> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-flexbox/#propdef-align-self
>>> "Computed value:auto computes to parent’s align-items value; otherwise
>>> as specified"
>> I only see the case of no parent, which Alignment spec resolves to 'start'.
> What do you mean? Both the table and the prose says that align-self
> does not stay as auto, independent of what position is.

yes, you are right regarding the flexbox spec, The conflict comes because
the Alignment spec consider abspos elements as a special case,

"The auto keyword computes to itself on absolutely-positioned elements, ..."

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