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

From: Christian Biesinger <cbiesinger@google.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2015 19:30:01 -0400
Message-ID: <CAPTJ0XF6ZdQH0NyDyDqoFPz+j0_LRqf1mLLAVJk56h9i-fHJMg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Greg Whitworth <gwhit@microsoft.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Apr 9, 2015 at 7:24 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Yes, but per your response I need to implement alignment for abspos
items inside of flexbox even when I don't otherwise implement
alignment, unless I misunderstood you.

-christian
Received on Thursday, 9 April 2015 23:30:29 UTC

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