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Re: [css-flexbox] 'order' and absolutely-positioned children

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2016 16:03:39 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBmH7_oT2r402X+bdvTQ309ADOm43RHqYqv7Z=A49+5pQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manuel Rego Casasnovas <rego@igalia.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Apr 19, 2016 at 3:08 AM, Manuel Rego Casasnovas <rego@igalia.com> wrote:
> On 12/04/16 00:41, fantasai wrote:
>> We're proposing therefore to remove this requirement, to align
>> with the implementations and to make absolute positioning more
>> consistent across layout modes (given other layout modes don't
>> handle 'order').
>>
>> Thoughts?
>
> I guess that if is this finally approved, it'd be applied to grid layout
> too.

Yes.

> As Mats pointed out in a different thread, Firefox supports it for grid
> layout. However Blink and WebKit don't support it.

As far as I know, this doesn't actually *do* anything new, right?  It
just reorders things within a particular z-index layer, rather than
using document order; you can always just use more z-index to
accomplish the same thing.

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 19 April 2016 23:04:28 UTC

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