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RE: [CSS21] rules="all" attribute specification and border-collapse property

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 1 May 2009 10:55:07 -0700
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
CC: Gérard Talbot <info@gtalbot.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <DBCD4020258D924A9887739500CF8E599B77E054D7@NA-EXMSG-C125.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
> > It is my belief that rules="all", without any specified border-
> collapse
> > CSS declaration (by default, tables use the separate border-collapse
> > model), should render border rules around (each) cells and this is
> what IE
> > 8 fails to do and this is precisely what IE team declines to
> implement.

A simple 2x2 rules="all" table yields an equivalent rendering in IE8, Opera 9.64 and Firefox 3.5b4. Only WebKit and IE7 render all cell borders in this case as far as I can tell.

What am I missing ? I am of course most interested in which exact issue is specific to IE8. 
Received on Friday, 1 May 2009 17:55:50 UTC

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