Re: colours for bullets - this one is simple, works, & addresses

Carl Morris (msftrncs@htcnet.com)
Tue, 15 Apr 1997 15:23:42 -0500


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From: "Carl Morris" <msftrncs@htcnet.com>
To: "WWW HTML List" <www-html@w3.org>
Subject: Re: colours for bullets - this one is simple, works, & addresses
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 1997 15:23:42 -0500

>Is it an oversight that tables were not allowed within paragraphs in
>3.2? It's certainly a useful inclusion, and both IE and N support it.

I don't think so... and no, IE doesn't support it, it just fails to close
the P tag automatically for anything...

>It is often the case that paragraph text references a table, and that
>the only way to insure the table appears with the text is to nest the
>table within the paragraph and align (or float) it left or right so
>that the paragraph text flows around the table both above and below. By
>not allowing tables in paragraphs, the 3.2 spec demands hokey
>workarounds to 'legally' get a table nested that way.
>
>This seems an unnecessary limitation that needs to be eliminated.

The Paragraph should wrap around the table, not the table in the paragraph.
 I almost always use

<IMG><P> 

seldom ever:

<P><IMG>

etc...