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Re: tidy

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2001 01:45:12 +0200
To: Jens Hilbert <Jens.Hilbert@deutsche-boerse.com>
Cc: html-tidy@w3.org
Message-ID: <vn5sst8mbrobed9c45bcedg4rbji1eac43@4ax.com>
* Dave Raggett wrote:
>On Wed, 17 Oct 2001, Jens Hilbert wrote:

>> - HTMLTransit put <p> tags between tables for getting a space.
>>   tidy remove this tags. so the space between tables lost (ie5).

Where 'between' tables? Any example?

>> - also the generator put sometimes empty rows or columns into
>>   tables only for specify width or some other attribute. in most browsers
>>   empty parts don't be shown. but in javahelp all is shown. also
>>   this will not be a good code. i think it will be better if tidy remove
>>   rows and columns when they are completly empty (no &#160; or other);

Hm, unless you provide an example of your input I can badly say Tidy
must not do so, but it sounds like it should not, consider

  <tr><td></td>   <td>...</td></tr>

if Tidy removes the empty data cell, the table semantics would be

>> - the generated tables have borders. if in table a colspan exist then
>>   the generator put a width of this cell which is sum of width from spanned
>>   columns. but this isn't correct because the border has also a width.
>>   result is a incorrect presentation in javahelp viewer.

This sounds to be a problem of "HTMLTransit" not of HTML Tidy?!
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