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Re: CSS2 errata - border backgrounds

From: fantasai <fantasai@escape.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2001 04:54:19 -0400
Message-ID: <3B56A03B.2B1F7E69@escape.com>
To: www-style@w3.org
Bert Bos wrote:
> 
> fantasai writes:
> >
> > This is also something that needs to be clarified:
> > In the collapsing-borders table model, where are the boundaries
> > of the cell backgrounds? Does one over-paint the other? Do they
> > meet in the middle?
> 
> Hmm, tables might be special. The borders between cells do not belong
> to just one element. Maybe the background of those borders should have
> special rules as well.
> 
> What do you think *should* happen?

I think they should meet in the middle. Otherwise two cells of
the same size will seem dissimilar.

Note that this should be consistent with how cell size
calculations are done with border-box sizing.
Received on Thursday, 19 July 2001 04:55:37 GMT

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