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RE: centering tables with CSS

From: Dave J Woolley <DJW@bts.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2000 16:39:56 +0100
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To: "'www-html@w3.org'" <www-html@w3.org>
> From:	Matthew Brealey [SMTP:webmaster@richinstyle.com]
> it would have no effect), but for tables, the width is assigned
> automatically, according to the width of the content, and so the width
> is redundant (and 
> indeed undesirable - aside from width: 100% it is rarely desirable to
> assign width to tables).
[DJW:]  Width is actually quite desirable for tables, 
and that is probably why you can set a width but not
height.  If you provide width and column specifications,
it's possible to incrementally render the table, although
I don't know a browser that does this.

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