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Re: CSS and 'tabs'?

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Sun, 21 Dec 2003 22:34:50 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200312212234.hBLMYoZ02284@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: www-style@w3.org

> The other difference would be that text that exceeds the width to the
> next tab stop and causes the next field to skip to the one after, would

That would seem to me to be an argument againt tab stop based layout.

Tab stops are really a technical solution to the problem of doing
layout on a mechanical typewriter.

As all ready noted, the browser developers rejected them in favour
of tables, by sidelining HTML 3.0 and producing what had to be reverse
engineered into HTML 3.2.
Received on Sunday, 21 December 2003 17:34:53 UTC

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