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msie style error?

From: Carl Morris <msftrncs@htcnet.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 1996 19:00:32 -0500
Message-Id: <199609200003.TAA20738@inet.htcnet.com>
To: "WWW Style List" <www-style@w3.org>
take a look at this html in MSIE 3.0:

	<P STYLE="margin-left: 1%; margin-right: 1%">

	<!-- first of all, this P tag should only effect the following table
when a non-table-enabled browser views this page, why is this P tag's
style affecting this at all?  Is MSIE chock full of style bugs further
than any MS programmer can ever hope to reverse?  Its gotta be close!

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I actually had this in one of my documents, but am about to remove it
... it was due to some testing when I found out that MSIE didn't
support the "first-line" element and so the <P> ahead of the table was
causing the table to display incorrectly...

Will someone stress to MS that a TABLE can not be contained in a P and
so the P should not effect the table...

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