Re: HTML 3.2 and TABLE ALIGN attribute

Arnoud (galactus@htmlhelp.com)
Fri, 24 Jan 1997 19:50:24 +0100


From: galactus@htmlhelp.com (Arnoud "Galactus" Engelfriet)
To: www-html@www10.w3.org
Subject: Re: HTML 3.2 and TABLE ALIGN attribute
Date: Fri, 24 Jan 1997 19:50:24 +0100
Message-ID: <wRQ6y4uYOh+J089yn@htmlhelp.com>

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In article <v0300781eaf0d9da8f36a@[205.149.180.135]>,
Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com> wrote:
> At 10:21p +0100 01/23/97, Arnoud "Galactus" Engelfriet wrote:
>  > But then it would be possible to have block-level elements inside
>  > a text-level element (for example, H1 is permitted inside TD). This
>  > would confuse the hell out of non-table supporting browsers.
> 
> Why would that confuse them? The table tags would just be ignored.

Assume that TABLE is text-level markup, but its content model
stays the same. It is legal to put block-level markup in table
cells, but if a browser ignored all table-related elements, it
would end up with text-level markup mixed with block-level
markup.

Galactus

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