Re: <TD WIDTH="25%"> not supported: Why not? (fwd)

MegaZone (
Wed, 4 Jun 1997 02:17:58 -0700 (PDT)

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Subject: Re: <TD WIDTH="25%"> not supported: Why not? (fwd)
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 1997 02:17:58 -0700 (PDT)
From: MegaZone <>

Once upon a time Walter Ian Kaye shaped the electrons to say...
> > It was not part of HTML 3.2 for the simple reason it didn't work
> > across a wide range of browsers as of early 1996.
>What does "didn't work" mean exactly? Didn't work perfectly or not at all?

Didn't work at all for most browsers.  And those that did use it did odd
things.  Even NS differed on how it handled it, between versions and
platforms.  And NS and MS did different things with it.

On top of that, the percent sign screwed up many browsers coded to look
for integer pixel values.

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