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Re: [[css3-layout]] Redundancy with table model in CSS 2?

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2006 09:42:01 +0900
Message-Id: <332BDC9F-9DDF-43FE-B014-340ED923979B@w3.org>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
To: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>

Le 25 juil. 06 à 03:28, Bert Bos a écrit :
> On Friday 21 July 2006 07:05, karl@w3.org wrote:
>> Hi,
>> This is a QA Review comment for "CSS3 Advanced Layout Module"
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-css3-layout-20051215/
>> 2005-12-15
>> 1st WD
>> About http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-css3-layout-20051215/#declaring
>> When we first saw this document, we really thought that it was cool,
>> then reading it, we realize that many things could be done with the
>> CSS 2 property "display: table". In the section "3.1. Declaring
>> templates: the 'display-model'  property", you are writing:
>> 	"An element with this 'display-model' is similar to a table
>> element."
>> and then you explain the difference with the table model. It will be
>> good to explain a bit more in details, with an example stressing out
>> what display: table can't do. In which ways, "display-model"" will
>> make the life of people easier than using "display: table. Drawings
>> will definitely improve the understanding.
> I'll add an example that can be styled with either tables or templates
> and explain what you can do extra with either model. (You can achieve
> pretty much the same look, although in different ways, except for two
> fundamental limitations: the number of rows and columns depends on the
> mark-up if you use tables, but is fixed if you use a template; and the
> order of the elements can be changed if you use templates, but is  
> fixed
> by the mark-up if you use tables.)

It think it will help a lot.

Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
W3C Conformance Manager, QA Activity Lead
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