Table Extension

Thomas van Gulick (ppinn@dra.nl)
07 Jul 96 14:38:39 +0100


Date: 07 Jul 96 14:38:39 +0100
From: ppinn@dra.nl (Thomas van Gulick)
Subject: Table Extension
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-Id: <972.6762T878T1961@dra.nl>

The current table model cannot (I believe) be easily shown progressively.
I have been thinking about this and have come up with the following
sollution, it's an extension and it should be possible to make it
compatible with the current implementation.

<TC> indicates a column, <TD> a cell.

<TABLE CELLPADDING="0" CELLSPACING="0">
    <TC>
        <TD>Name</TD>
        <TD>Age</TD>
        <TD>Prowess</TD>
    </TC>
    <TC>
        <TD>Thomas</TD>
        <TD>89</TD>
        <TD>Weak</TD>
    </TC>
</TABLE>

(note: no need for COLS or ROWS)

This way, the first column can be rendered to display at once, the
second can be rendered right afterwards. The whole table does not need
to be loaded completely before rendering.

What do you all think?

Thomas
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