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Re: [CSS21] Default table border width in collapsing border model

From: Gérard Talbot <www-style@gtalbot.org>
Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2012 13:11:47 -0800
Message-ID: <9fd0e721130524220e3d4351bb0db4ff.squirrel@gtalbot.org>
To: "Christian Roth" <roth@visualclick.de>
Cc: "www-style Mailing List" <www-style@w3.org>

Le Mer 4 janvier 2012 12:15, Christian Roth a écrit :


> What I failed to realize is that the table box is considered to have a
> virtual border (which is never explicitly specified in a stylesheet),
> whose color is transparent, and whose widths for the four sides

What you refer to as a "virtual border" is what the spec calls table
wrapper box.

The dashed black border in the diagram of section 17.4
http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/tables.html#model
delimits such table wrapper box: it shows that it encloses the table box
and the caption box.

I believe such table wrapper box had nothing really to do with your
original post anyway.

Gérard
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