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RE: [CSS2.1] table container behavior (captions, floats and margin collapsing)

From: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2008 09:37:19 -0800
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <7C2F64B551D8664AAD94A28DAC37D0206B50223800@NA-EXMSG-C103.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>

Interesting, I didn't actually try anything with right/left. It would be even more interesting to see what would happen there if floats are allowed into table container box...


-----Original Message-----
From: L. David Baron [mailto:dbaron@dbaron.org]
Sent: Wednesday, November 26, 2008 9:31 AM
To: Alex Mogilevsky
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Subject: Re: [CSS2.1] table container behavior (captions, floats and margin collapsing)

On Sunday 2008-11-23 23:13 -0800, Alex Mogilevsky wrote:
> We are trying to figure out proper behavior for the anonymous
> table container box, defined in CSS2.1 - 17.4 [1]

For what it's worth, Mozilla implements six values of the
'caption-side' property: 'top', 'bottom', 'left', 'right',
'top-outside', and 'bottom-outside'.  The last two are intended to
match what we had implemented for CSS 2.0, which was changed in CSS
2.1 (and which are briefly described in CSS 2.1).  You may find some
significant differences between them in terms of the margin
collapsing behavior and the behavior for wrapping around floats.

I'll try to look at your message in more detail later.


L. David Baron                                 http://dbaron.org/
Mozilla Corporation                       http://www.mozilla.com/
Received on Wednesday, 26 November 2008 17:38:05 UTC

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