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Re: Tag / element question

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2004 22:00:34 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200409172100.i8HL0YF02947@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org

> I have understood - and used - it as a row that sums up the data in a  
> table that contains numerical information (such as financial reports)..

It isn't.  It's a running footer for each page of the table, like
thead is a running header.

Note that at least some versions of IE have a default style sheet that
does not render thead and tfoot as running headers.  I believe this
was a sort of quirks mode type decision, i.e. it was deliberately 
mis-implemented in order to avoid confusing authors.
Received on Friday, 17 September 2004 21:00:34 UTC

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