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Re: [css21] root being out-of-flow

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 2015 10:15:37 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDiUFdtMNv0UR6ned==ViuqHf=sG1gquaqsRspjhe0FdQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Peter Moulder <pjrm@mail.internode.on.net>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Sun, Aug 30, 2015 at 10:16 PM, Peter Moulder
<pjrm@mail.internode.on.net> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 30, 2015 at 06:21:04PM +0200, fantasai wrote:
>> Is there a useful reason that we define the root element as out-of-flow?
>
> It might be for purposes of the immediately following phrase, "the flow of A"
> (and related phrases such as "in the same flow").

Yeah, it seems likely that it was done solely to make that later
sentence simpler.  But I agree with fantasai that it's confusing in
general, and we should instead call it in-flow but amend the following
phrase to talk about roots as well.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 3 September 2015 17:16:26 UTC

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