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Re: [CSS21] Concern about anonymous table objects and whitespace

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 04 Mar 2008 16:41:36 -0800
Message-ID: <47CDEC40.4020305@inkedblade.net>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
CC: www-style Mailing List <www-style@w3.org>

Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> 
> fantasai wrote:
>> So, would a rule 4½ added to the anonymous box generation rules
>>   http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/tables.html#anonymous-boxes
>> that states
>>
>>   4½. If a child T of a 'table', 'inline-table', 'table-row-group',
>>       'table-header-group', 'table-footer-group', or 'table-row' box
>>       is an anonymous inline box that contains only white space, then
>>       it is treated as if it has "display: none".
> 
> That would give unambiguous behavior, yes.

The behavior was unambiguous before, just hard to figure out and not
what you were looking for.

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 5 March 2008 00:41:06 GMT

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