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

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Mon, 17 May 2010 18:37:45 -0700
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: 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: <20100518013745.GA6030@pickering.dbaron.org>
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.


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