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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).


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Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
<http://www.opera.com/>
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