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RE: [css-flexbox] IE's flexbox bug & unsufficiently clear spec

From: Greg Whitworth <gwhit@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:24:37 +0000
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
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> On Mon, Feb 9, 2015 at 11:05 AM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
> wrote:
> > On 09/27/2014 04:00 AM, François REMY wrote:
> >> While making tests, I just found (what I think is) a bug in IE’s
> >> implementation of flexboxes: absolutely positioned flexboxes have an
> >> available main space of 100vw and not an infinite one.
> >
> > Absolutely positioned boxes have an available main space of 100vw
> > because the initial containing block is 100vw. Why would they not?
> 
> That is my reading too, but here's a nice small example of where it's weird:
> 
> http://software.hixie.ch/utilities/js/live-dom-viewer/saved/3409


Just an FYI, upon reading this thread and testing this again Tab, IE does indeed work the same as the other browsers in our Edge engine, when I initially tested it I had the old engine enabled. Sorry.

Greg
Received on Friday, 13 February 2015 05:25:05 UTC

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