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Re: [CSS21] properties for table-column (In HTML: COL) & table-column-group (In HTML: COLGROUP) items.

From: Laurens Holst <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2005 00:02:36 +0200
Message-ID: <42C31A7C.7040406@students.cs.uu.nl>
To: Emrah BASKAYA <emrahbaskaya@hesido.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org

Emrah BASKAYA wrote:

> To the skeptical: let the UA's think about it. This is not even hard. 
> The  second pass would be done right after each element is laid out. 
> The whole  document tree is kept in memory anyway.

It is not. Perhaps in your application it is, but in browsers the whole 
document tree is only available after the document has transferred over 
the network in its entirity. This may take up to tens of seconds, 
depending on the document size, client connection and server connection. 
Not rendering anything until that is done is not acceptable...


Ushiko-san! Kimi wa doushite, Ushiko-san!!
Laurens Holst, student, university of Utrecht, the Netherlands.
Website: www.grauw.nl. Backbase employee; www.backbase.com.
Received on Wednesday, 29 June 2005 22:02:42 UTC

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