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RE: Styling table columns--why so limited?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2004 17:46:42 +0000 (UTC)
To: Matthew.van.Eerde@hbinc.com
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0404051740540.10470@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Mon, 5 Apr 2004 Matthew.van.Eerde@hbinc.com wrote:
>
> Then there is no solution.

And that is why styling table columns is so limited.


> 3) Force the table-ness of things to be determined by the markup language.
>
> I like 3) myself.

There are many situations where the table layout is purely a presentation
thing, and also some where tabular data needs to be rendered in
non-tabular ways. So that isn't a workable solution.

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