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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-display-3] The definition of BFC does not include flex item (#5143)

From: Oriol Brufau via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 03 Jun 2020 17:40:21 +0000
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> I thought the very loosely one will include all the cases

That's not what I understood. My understanding was effectively that the very loose definition was excluding inline-block and inline-flex. Which can make sense: the B in BFC is "block", and if it can refer to other formatting contexts than block ones, then it seems to me that it means block-level (or strictly speaking, non-inline-level) formatting context.

But I don't know, not a fan of this loose definition, I would remove it and just leave the proper one.

BTW, it seems that, instead of BFC, the concept that you want is ["independent formatting context"](https://www.w3.org/TR/css-display-3/#establish-an-independent-formatting-context).

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