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Re: css layout should be symmetrical

From: Jesse McCarthy <mccarthy36@earthlink.net>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 18:48:39 -0500
To: www-style@w3.org
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Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@niksula.hut.fi> wrote on 2/21/02 11:03:34 AM:
>What's wrong with the CSS2 table layout model compared to CSS 
>positioning?

Nothing, if you've decided to use tables for layout.  Some discourage using 
tables for layout, the W3C for instance.  

>Isn't it easier to create scalable and stretchy layouts 
>using the table model?

Yes.

>It seems to me that it is more difficult to 
>create scalable layouts using CSS positioning.

It's horrible.
Received on Thursday, 21 February 2002 18:58:54 GMT

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