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Re: [css-flexbox] abspos & align-self: stretch

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2015 16:24:07 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAaB5vqLA+U9xp=DFxPXzkTTnZictY9_tE=4V1A5U-9tw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Christian Biesinger <cbiesinger@google.com>
Cc: Greg Whitworth <gwhit@microsoft.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Apr 9, 2015 at 4:21 PM, Christian Biesinger
<cbiesinger@google.com> wrote:
> I see. This is getting really complex. So you expect flexbox
> implementation to implement this part of css-align for abspos items,
> even if they don't otherwise implement that spec?
>
> This is a lot of code for a not very useful feature. Who puts abspos
> items in a flexbox and expects them to kinda-sorta participate in flex
> layout?

They're not participating in flexbox layout, at all.  They're just
participating in Alignment, which *started* in Flexbox, but now
applies to all display values.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 9 April 2015 23:24:55 UTC

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