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Re: [css3] Proposal: spacing attribute.

From: Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2006 23:42:09 -0700
Message-ID: <c9e12660607052342q420a8199o79e3abd10db867bc@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-style@w3.org

I assume that the need for border-spacing arose because it was
inappropriate to use margin to apply to elements with display
table-cell.

margin would cover child-spacing cases, wouldn't it?

On 7/5/06, Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com> wrote:
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
> To: <www-style@w3.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 05, 2006 9:20 PM
> Subject: Re: [css3] Proposal: spacing attribute.
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> >On Wednesday 2006-07-05 20:58 -0700, Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:
> >> The spacing attribute will allow to define 'cellspacing' html attribute
> >> in
> >> CSS.
> >> (Currently table:cellspacing cannot be defined/modeled in CSS at all as
> >> you
> >> know).
> >
> >That's already in CSS2:
> >http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/tables.html#propdef-border-spacing
> >
> >(And the cellpadding attribute on tables maps to the 'padding' property
> >on the cells.)
> >
> >-David
>
> Thanks, David,
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> There was second part in my proposal: about 'spacing' as
> a child-spacing for other than table elements.
> And I think we should try to use more universal attributes
> rather than to define table specific ones.
>
> So probably makes sense to widen definition of border-spacing
> to other than table elements?
>
> Andrew Fedoniouk.
> http://terrainformatica.com
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