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

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2011 02:57:36 +0200
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: www-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <20110416025736435024.ab18c2c4@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Tab Atkins Jr., Fri, 15 Apr 2011 17:13:09 -0700:
> On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 5:00 PM, Leif Halvard Silli 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.

Thanks!

Regards,
Leif H Silli
Received on Saturday, 16 April 2011 00:58:05 GMT

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