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Re: [css21] Section 17.5.2.1 should be clarified

From: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2012 10:35:56 +0100
Message-ID: <4F0AB4FC.8090400@moonhenge.net>
To: W3C www-style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
CC: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
On 14/10/2011 05:04, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 10/13/11 10:26 PM, "Gérard Talbot" wrote:
>> 2. Otherwise, a cell in the first row with a value other than 'auto' for
>> the 'width' property (with its left and right padding, if any) determines
>> the width for that column.
>
> That's not correct. The correct wording would be closer to:
>
> Otherwise a cell in the first row with a value other than 'auto' for
> the width property determines the width for that column as follows:
>
> * In the collapsed border model, the width is the width of the cell
> plus its left and right padding and half the left and right borders.
> * In the separated border model, the with is the width of the cell
> plus its left and right padding and left and right borders.
>
> or something. There are issues here with percentage paddings and with
> whether the borders used are before or after conflict resolution in the
> collapsed border model....

Boris, this is being tracked at 
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=15460

Cheers,
Anton Prowse
http://dev.moonhenge.net
Received on Monday, 9 January 2012 09:36:24 GMT

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