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Re: colours for bullets - this one is simple, works, & addresses

From: David Perrell <davidp@earthlink.net>
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 1997 02:02:03 -0700
Message-Id: <199704160904.CAA06969@sweden.it.earthlink.net>
To: "Paul Prescod" <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Cc: <www-style@w3.org>
Paul Prescod wrote:
> I am still not convinced, however, that the browsers interpret it as
> there were no paragraph break. Otherwise, why don't they put they
> the table the way they would an image, with text on both sides? No
> matter how small the table is, it goes to its own line, as if it were
> figure in a book.

I don't know what the intentions are, but MSIE's behavior indicates the
table can be a sibling of the paragraph. Declare the style

  P   { color: blue }

then follow a paragraph with a table. If there is a </P> before
<TABLE>, the content of the table is black. If there is no </P>, the
content of the table is blue.

How this behavior would be specified in a DTD is beyond me. I don't
even know how IAlign describes how text should flow around images.

David Perrell
Received on Wednesday, 16 April 1997 05:05:04 UTC

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