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Re: [CSS2.1] col attributes: XHTML and CSS inconsistency?

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 29 Dec 2008 11:59:38 -0800
Message-ID: <49592C2A.2000307@inkedblade.net>
To: Rainer ┼hlfors <rahlfors@wildcatsoftware.net>
CC: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, mongolie2006-w3c@yahoo.fr, CSS mailiing list W3C <www-style@w3.org>

Rainer ┼hlfors wrote:
> Personally, I don't see what the problem would be to convert <col>'s to 
> CSS as part of parsing.
>  
> <col style="color: red;">
> <col style="color: blue;">
>  
> td:nth-child(1) { color: red; }
> td:nth-child(1) { color: blue; }
>  
> Or, am I missing something fundamental here?

Yeah. Colspans and rowspans. The third <td> in a row
is not always in the third column.

~fantasai
Received on Monday, 29 December 2008 23:28:49 GMT

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