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

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 01 May 2009 13:41:21 -0700
Message-ID: <49FB5E71.4060100@inkedblade.net>
To: Gérard Talbot <info@gtalbot.org>
CC: www-style@w3.org
Gérard Talbot wrote:
>> What am I missing ? I am of course most interested in which exact issue
> is specific to IE8.
> 
> Sylvain, I replied in bug 409470. There is nothing in the spec that
> indicates that rules="all" should *force* or should trigger
> border-collapse: collapse model. IE 8 rendering is illogical. If
> border-collapse: separate is the default browser declaration, then why
> declaring rules="all" should switch the border-collapse? It's not
> coherent.

There's nothing in the spec that says any of the trigger
border-collapse. It's just that in CSS you can't set
borders the way [rules="rows|cols|groups"] requires
unless you are in border-collapse mode.

~fantasai
Received on Friday, 1 May 2009 20:42:04 GMT

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