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Re: Working Group Decision on ISSUE-155 table-border

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2011 17:13:09 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=Y13oe2sa-pUtRq-zzzETwe58Dng@mail.gmail.com>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, www-archive@w3.org
On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 5:00 PM, Leif Halvard Silli
<xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> wrote:
> Leif Halvard Silli, Fri, 15 Apr 2011 23:35:11 +0200:
>> Tab Atkins Jr., Fri, 15 Apr 2011 14:10:15 -0700:
>>>>>> But I believe you agree that it is an error of HTML5's Rendering
>>>>>> section to say that border="0" should result in a 1px border.
>>>>> No, because HTML says nothing of the sort.
>>>> I'm glad that we agree that it shouldn't say such a thing.
>>> Perhaps you should read the Rendering section more carefully.  It
>>> defines <table border=0> such that no border is rendered on the table.
>> The other option is that you read bug 12413 - including the comments
>> there - carefully.
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12413
> I'd really like to hear your explanation on this.
> In bug 12413, then Aryeh explicitly (and James implicitly, by not
> protesting after I reopened the bug) accepted that they misinterpreted
> what HTML5's Rendering section says.
> Until you provide details to the opposite, it seems most logical to
> assume that you are under the same misunderstanding that Aryeh and
> James once where.

Indeed, there is an inconsistency in the current Rendering section, as
it applies the rule about mapping @border values to 'border-width'
lengths only to the <table>, not the contained cells.

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