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Re: How is it possible to devise such a feeble system?

From: Vadim Plessky <lucy-ples@mtu-net.ru>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2001 02:06:10 +0000
Message-Id: <200110242210.f9OMAeH14384@post.cnt.ru>
To: Sampo Syreeni <decoy@iki.fi>
Cc: <www-style@w3.org>
On Wednesday 24 October 2001 21:05, Sampo Syreeni wrote:
|   On Wed, 24 Oct 2001, Jesse McCarthy wrote:
|   >I was referring to a legitimate way of doing it, without involving
|   >tables at all.  See this document:
|   >http://www.jmmcc.com/testing/centering1.html .
|
|   How are CSS tables not legitimate? AFAIK, the legitimacy issue (at least
|   as far as WAI goes) is about using HTML tables, and not about marking
|   something as a table-cell in CSS.

In CSS3, TABLEs is just one module.
Browser can claim CSS3 conformance while not supporting tables at all.
BTW: I think this would be really great idea.
Code handlings tables and all hacks around it can take easily 20%-20% of all 
you *rendering* code.
TABLEs is evil!  We should avoid them, either in HTML or in XML.
DIV/SPAN, with display: block, inline, inline-block, is much more clean way 
to do formatting.
Especially in simple cases, like Jesse exposured.
See also my testcase.
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|   Sampo Syreeni, aka decoy - mailto:decoy@iki.fi, tel:+358-50-5756111
|   student/math+cs/helsinki university, http://www.iki.fi/~decoy/front
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