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Re: Table element's width attribute in the basic table

From: Jun Fujisawa <fujisawa.jun@canon.co.jp>
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2002 10:46:03 +0900
Message-Id: <v04210a08ba25807a82f1@[172.23.45.37]>
To: "BIGELOW,JIM (HP-Boise,ex1)" <jim.bigelow@hp.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org

Jim,

At 2:20 PM -0500 02.12.17, BIGELOW,JIM (HP-Boise,ex1) wrote:
>The Modularization of XHTML
>(http://www.w3.org/TR/2000/CR-xhtml-modularization-20001020/) defines the
>attributes for the table element in section 5.6.1 Basic Tables Module
>(http://www.w3.org/TR/2000/CR-xhtml-modularization-20001020/abstract_modules
>.html#s_simpletablemodule).  This section says that there is a width
>attribute for the table element. However, the DTD in F.3.5.1
>(http://www.w3.org/TR/2000/CR-xhtml-modularization-20001020/dtd_module_defs.
>html#a_module_Basic_Tables) does not specify a width attribute.
>
>My question: which is right, is width an attribute of the table element or
>not? Since an author can use the width property, having a width element
>seems redundant.

This is an known error, and the 'table' element in Basic Tables Module does not
have 'width' attribute (i.e., the DTD is right).

<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-html-editor/2002AprJun/0041.html>
<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-html-editor/2002AprJun/0043.html>

I still cannot find errata for this, though.

<http://www.w3.org/2001/04/REC-xhtml-modularization-20010410-errata>


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Jun Fujisawa
<mailto:fujisawa.jun@canon.co.jp>
Received on Tuesday, 17 December 2002 20:47:29 GMT

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