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Re: Styling table columns--why so limited?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 2 Apr 2004 13:44:43 +0000 (UTC)
To: Dan Delaney <dan1@fluidmind.org>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0404021338200.10470@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 31 Mar 2004, Dan Delaney wrote:
>
> I guess what it boils down to for me is this: in practical terms, Web
> designers need to be able to use, on COL and COLGROUP, all the styles
> they can use on TDs.

The working group agrees; unfortunately no-one has yet suggested a
practical solution to this problem. As I describe in:

   http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=239130

...it is a problem with the entire way CSS works. I have yet to see a
workable solution (though many people have tried, over the years, to
develop solutions).

So, please propose a solution!

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