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Re: [CSS21][17.5.2.1 Fixed table layout] Questions on fixed table layout algorithm

From: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2012 23:06:42 +0100
Message-ID: <4F149F72.5000206@moonhenge.net>
To: W3C www-style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
CC: Øyvind Stenhaug <oyvinds@opera.com>, Gérard Talbot <www-style@gtalbot.org>
On 21/11/2011 13:43, Øyvind Stenhaug wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Nov 2011 01:22:31 +0100, Gérard Talbot <www-style@gtalbot.org> wrote:
>> 2- What is the meaning of an empty colgroup for CSS formatting purposes?
>> Colgroup can have 0 or more columns. I think an empty colgroup is totally
>> meaningless and worthless for use in the fixed table layout like in the
>> following code:
>>
>> colgroup {width: 100px;}
>> ...
>> <colgroup></colgroup>
>
> Yes, I don't see the point of the .colgroup <div>s. The only relevant
> spec quote I see is
>
> "A column group box occupies the same grid cells as the columns it
> contains."

Is there a potential errata issue here?  I don't clearly follow the issue.

Cheers,
Anton Prowse
http://dev.moonhenge.net
Received on Monday, 16 January 2012 22:07:14 GMT

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