ACTION-305: Edit 232 and review for correctness.

Edit 232 and review for correctness.

Bert Bos
Due on:
March 14, 2011
Created on:
March 7, 2011
Associated Product:
Related emails:
  1. [CSSWG] CSSWG F2F Mountain View March 2011 Day 1: CSS2. (from on 2011-03-11)

Related notes:

Summary: Define “in-flow”
See also:
Resolution: Make in-flow mean not out-of-flow, check that spec remains correct.


An element or :before/:after pseudo element is called _out_of_flow_ if it is floated, absolutely positioned, or is the root element.

An element or :before/:after pseudo-element is called _in-flow_ (or: _in the normal flow_) if it is not out-of-flow.

The _flow_ (a.k.a. _normal flow_) of an element A is the set consisting of A, all in-flow elements whose nearest out-of-flow ancestor is A, and the in-flow :before/:after pseudo-elements, if any, of all elements in the set.

Bert Bos, 8 Mar 2011, 16:13:35


Created action 'Edit 232 and review for correctness.' assigned to Bert Bos, due 2011-03-14

7 Mar 2011, 18:22:19

Action now bound to Product 'CSS2.1'

Bert Bos, 8 Mar 2011, 16:13:35

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