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[whatwg] Google research into web authoring techniques

From: Simon Pieters <zcorpan@hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2006 00:11:08 +0000
Message-ID: <BAY109-F5F6C6E8FE45E2E362A630B4150@phx.gbl>
Hi,

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
>Google recently published some (not-very-scientific) research which
>people on this list will probably find interesting:
>
>    http://code.google.com/webstats/index.html

On the table elements page[1]:
>If someone can explain why so many pages would use a <table> tag and then 
>not put any cells in it, please let us know.

Perhaps to simulate 'min-width', something like this:

   <table>
    <img src=empty.gif height=0 width=700><br>
    Text...
   </table>

[1] http://code.google.com/webstats/2005-12/tables.html

Regards,
Simon Pieters
Received on Wednesday, 25 January 2006 16:11:08 UTC

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