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Re: [css-flexbox] Summary of planned changes to Flexbox Module

From: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 18 May 2010 03:54:39 -0500
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>, Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>, "robert@ocallahan.org" <robert@ocallahan.org>, Adam Del Vecchio <adam.delvecchio@go-techo.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-id: <62379705-B94D-4278-9920-93B1BDC38539@apple.com>
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
On May 17, 2010, at 8:37 PM, L. David Baron wrote:

> On Monday 2010-05-17 15:17 -0700, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 3:04 PM, Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com> wrote:
>>>> From: Tab Atkins Jr. [mailto:jackalmage@gmail.com]
>>>> Sent: Monday, May 17, 2010 2:52 PM
>>>> 
>>>> If this is a problem, you just make the flexbox a BFC, so it won't overlap the float.
>>> 
>>> Are you suggesting Flexbox currently is not BFC?
>> 
>> The current Flexbox draft says nothing about it, so I was going with
>> the assumption that it wasn't.  I can change that assumption if it
>> doesn't make sense for it to not be a BFC.
> 
> I think flexboxes should establish new block formatting contexts (as
> table cells do).  It doesn't make sense for floats inside them to
> try to move outside of them.

They do this in WebKit already.

dave
(hyatt@apple.com)
Received on Tuesday, 18 May 2010 08:55:49 GMT

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