Re: Table Syntax (was Re: some more interesting effects ...)

Dan Connolly (connolly@w3.org)
Wed, 16 Apr 1997 14:00:37 -0500


Message-ID: <335521D5.4454D6C@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 1997 14:00:37 -0500
From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
To: "Robert Rothenburg 'Walking-Owl'" <WlkngOwl@unix.asb.com>
CC: Simone Demmel <neko@greenie.muc.de>, www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: Table Syntax (was Re: some more interesting effects ...)

Robert Rothenburg 'Walking-Owl' wrote:
> 
> The table specs I've seen say there are no end tags for <tr> and
> <td>, as the next occurrance of one implies the end of another, and
> to embed tables you'd use another <table>...</table>.

Please cite a source for this misinformation, so that we can
correct it.

The </tr> tag is allowed, but optional:

------------
excerpt from:
http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/TR/REC-html32
        W3C Document Type Definition for the HyperText Markup Language
        version 3.2 as ratified by a vote of W3C member companies.
        For more information on W3C look at  URL http://www.w3.org/

        Date: Tuesday January 14th 1997

        Author: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
...

<!ELEMENT tr - O (th|td)*>
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