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Re: [css3-tables] same as CSS2.1?

From: Anne van Kesteren (fora) <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Sat, 06 Mar 2004 21:06:10 +0100
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-id: <404A2F32.5090905@annevankesteren.nl>

liorean wrote:

> Anne van Kesteren (fora) wrote:
>
>> Some other table related issues are not addressed by CSS2, if there 
>> comes no new working draft, will we have to wait for CSS4 before we 
>> can use the COLSPAN and ROWSPAN attributes from HTML4.01 in CSS?
>
>
> Are colspan and rowspan really presentational and not semantical? I 
> mean, if you ignore them the table will not only change in 
> presentation, it might change in meaning. If you ask me, that's just 
> the kind of data that MUST be in the markup and not in the stylesheet.

   1. Good point. Though it is presentation as well (2). (I think I
      won't like a XML designed for this.)
   2. CSS Tables could be used for presentation as well. (Displaying a
      set of DIV elements as a 'table' does not change meaning.)


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