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Re: [CSS21] XHTML versus HTML table rendering example

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2007 14:47:42 +1000
To: "Bert Bos" <bert@w3.org>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.tqwvlsve64w2qv@id-c0020>

On Tue, 17 Apr 2007 02:56:51 +1000, Bert Bos <bert@w3.org> wrote:
> The CSS WG decided to _not_ change the spec based on Anne van Kesteren's
> comment[1] on why overlapping table cells aren't required. (Although we
> allow various legacy renderings of illegal HTML tables, including those
> with overlapping cells, we prefer not to try and define any of those
> renderings in CSS level 2.)
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2006Sep/0065.html
> (For reference, this is issue 3 in the forthcoming "Disposition of
> Comments.")

Does this allow UAs to deviate from this behavior as well for XHTML?  
Because that's what all deployed clients do (and what makes sense).

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 17 April 2007 04:48:44 GMT

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