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Re: [CSS21] Table Model Editorial Changes

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2010 16:00:17 -0700
Message-ID: <4C6DB781.2000701@inkedblade.net>
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 08/19/2010 03:53 PM, fantasai wrote:
> Various discussions on the mailing list lately have suggested tightening
> up the prose regarding the anonymous table box that holds the captions
> and the table box. Here are exact edits for Section 17.4
> http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/tables.html#model
>
> # In both cases, the table box generates an anonymous box that contains
> # the table box itself and any caption boxes (in document order).
>
> s/table box/table/
> s/an anonymous box/a principal block box called the <dfn>outer table
> box</dfn>/
>
> And append:
>
> | The <dfn>table box</dfn> is a block-level box that contains the
> | table's internal table boxes.
>
> # The caption boxes are block-level boxes that retain their own content,
> # padding, margin, and border areas, and are rendered as normal blocks
>
> s/blocks/block boxes/
>
> And then s/anonymous/outer table/ throughout the rest of this subsection.

Actually, I'm thinking "table wrapper box" might be a better term than
"outer table box" here, given the behavior.

~fantasai
Received on Thursday, 19 August 2010 23:00:52 GMT

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