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Re: [CSS21] error in table row heights

From: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2012 10:36:07 +0100
Message-ID: <4F0AB507.5070707@moonhenge.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
CC: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
On 29/11/2011 20:57, fantasai wrote:
> On 11/22/2011 12:29 PM, 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.
>
> There's another issue on this sentence, which is whether 'height' on the
> table cell
> is added to its border+padding and then applied as a minimum on the row,
> or whether
> it is directly applied to the row box. It appears we do not have interop
> on this.

fantasai, this is being tracked at 
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=15462

Cheers,
Anton Prowse
http://dev.moonhenge.net
Received on Monday, 9 January 2012 09:39:04 GMT

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