Re: Table Extension

Arnoud (galactus@stack.urc.tue.nl)
Mon, 08 Jul 1996 19:56:45 +0200


From: galactus@stack.urc.tue.nl (Arnoud "Galactus" Engelfriet)
To: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: Table Extension
Date: Mon, 08 Jul 1996 19:56:45 +0200
Message-ID: <dvU4x4uYOJBX089yn@stack.urc.tue.nl>

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In article <c=US=_=University_of_Ci=EXCHANGE-960708134732Z-322@EXCHANGE.UC.EDU>,
"Solko, Dave (SOLKODE)" <SOLKODE@EXCHANGE.UC.EDU> wrote:
> ><TC> indicates a column, <TD> a cell.
> 
> I've always wondered why tables wern't set up this way in the first
> place. If they worked this way, there wouldn't be as much of a rendering

The most important reason is that with the existing model, you can use
a program to generate the table on the fly. It's easier to have it spit
out the data row by row, than column by column.

Galactus

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