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Re: Column text color

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 14 Dec 2003 12:18:07 +0000 (UTC)
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: ernestcline@mindspring.com, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0312141215270.30394@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Sat, 13 Dec 2003, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> Of course going down this road and just declaring that spanning information is
> part of the document structure, not of the layout does preclude ever having a
> way to set spanning information via CSS (because then you would be back to
> square 1).  That may be fine, all things considered.

CSS tables in author style sheets are primarily useful for layout reasons,
and there are definitely times where table-based layout needs column
spanning and row spanning. So I hope we will be including 'col-span' and
'row-span' in CSS3.

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