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RE: tfoot is screwed is up

From: Dave J Woolley <david.woolley@bts.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2001 20:25:16 +0100
Message-ID: <81E4A2BC03CED111845100104B62AFB50102A8E6@stagecoach.bts.co.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org
> From:	Eric [SMTP:e.richards@clear.net.nz]
> just like the code, it still beats me why anybody would write code with
> tfoot between thead and tbody
[DJW:]  Because you can't format for print media (or
conceivably some formatting options for screens) without
reading the whole table unless you know the foooter before
the end of the first page.  The purpose of tfoot and thead is
to allow them to be repeated on each page of a long table.

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