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Re: [CSS21] error in table row heights

From: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2012 10:35:48 +0100
Message-ID: <4F0AB4F4.8090608@moonhenge.net>
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
CC: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
On 22/11/2011 21:29, fantasai wrote:
> Gérard Talbot recently pointed me at this section, which seems to have
> an error in it:
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/tables.html#height-layout
> # The height of a 'table-row' element's box is calculated once the user
> agent
> # has all the cells in the row available: it is the maximum of the row's
> computed
> # 'height', the computed 'height' of each cell in the row, and the
> minimum height
> # (MIN) required by the cells. A 'height' value of 'auto' for a
> 'table-row' means
> # the row height used for layout is MIN. MIN depends on cell box heights
> and cell
> # box alignment (much like the calculation of a line box height).
>
> Read literally, it says that 'height' on table cells is ignored unless
> 'height' on
> the table row is non-auto. That seems wrong.

fantasai, this is being tracked at 
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=15461

Cheers,
Anton Prowse
http://dev.moonhenge.net
Received on Monday, 9 January 2012 09:38:48 GMT

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