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RE: overlapped span

From: Pawel S. Veselov <vps@phoenix.math.spbu.ru>
Date: Sat, 17 Jun 2000 03:01:34 +0400 (MSD)
To: Richard T Taylor <richard.t.taylor@marchFIRST.com>, www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0006170300510.30578-100000@phoenix.math.spbu.ru>
                    Hello, Richard!

On Fri, 16 Jun 2000, Richard T Taylor wrote:

>As I look at this more I realize that you didn't set cellpadding,
>cellspacing border attributes in the table tag and align and valign tags in
>the td/tr tags.  This can also makes it very difficult for this to render
>correctly because different browsers have different defaults.  

Okay, if it make things easier, border=1, padding and spacing are both zero :)

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Pawel S. Veselov [mailto:vps@phoenix.math.spbu.ru]
>Sent: Friday, June 16, 2000 3:38 PM
>To: www-html@w3.org
>Subject: overlapped span
>
>
>Hi,
>
>    I was trying to create different kind of html tests, that includes
>    really incorrect html for testing a browser. And I got the following,
>    and it appears that neither Netscape nor MSIE can render this html
>    correctly.
>
><html><body>
><table><tr><td>left<br>up</td>
>           <td rowspan=2>row<br>span<br>row<br>span<br></td></tr>
>       <tr><td colspan=2>col span</td></tr>
></table>
></body></html>
>
>    So, I got sort of technical question - how a browser should handle 
>    this cases ? I mean is there any well-known algorithm for doing this ?
>    I didn't try Amaya, though.
>
>So, if you can give some help or suggestions - I would really
>appreciate it.
>
>Thanx,
>    Pawel.
>

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