[css-align][css-flexbox] Align & Flex specs disagree about fallback behavior for align-content/justify-content: space-between #2316
The flexbox specs and alignment specs both have instructions about the fallback behavior of
The flexbox spec says it falls back to 'flex-start':
Whereas the align spec says it falls back to 'start':
Note that 'start' and 'flex-start' sound similar but are subtly different in a flexbox context, so the distinction is important.
Could these specs be clarified to be non-contradictory on this point?
(I think the flexbox spec just needs an update.... I guess flexbox doesn't know about 'start' and 'end' keywords and the other "new" things in the css-align spec, so maybe it's tricky to reference those from flexbox. Still: the current text that I quoted above ["this value is identical to 'flex-start'"] is clearly incorrect & problematic, if the align spec is really authoritative on this point.)
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Given that implementations match the Flexbox spec, this looks much like a bug in the Box Alignment spec. IMO, it should have the same wording as for the 'stretch' value:
…x align-self:baseline behavior. (no review, comment-only, DONTBUILD) There's been a clarification to the spec text that this comment was worried about: w3c/csswg-drafts#2316 And with that clarification, this comment is no longer applicable.
…lign and css-flexbox. Fixes w3c#2316