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Re: [CSS21] tables, percentages, and border-spacing

From: Gérard Talbot <www-style@gtalbot.org>
Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2012 20:11:11 -0400
Message-ID: <59ea4613c8850d2b8b99c32d497c74a2.squirrel@ed-sh-cp3.entirelydigital.com>
To: www-style@gtalbot.org
Cc: "fantasai" <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "Simon Sapin" <simon.sapin@kozea.fr>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

Le Ven 5 octobre 2012 19:39, "Gérard Talbot" a écrit :
>
> Le Ven 5 octobre 2012 10:46, fantasai a écrit :
>> On 10/05/2012 07:29 AM, Simon Sapin wrote:
>>> Le 04/10/2012 19:20, fantasai a écrit :
>>>> So, we don't really define how border-spacing affects the
>>>> percentage-sized
>>>> table cells in a fixed-size table. Apparently it's subtracted out of
>>>> the
>>>> available space for both width (and height) in FF and Opera, but only
>>>> for
>>>> width in WebKit. Don't know about IE.
>>>>
>>>> http://software.hixie.ch/utilities/js/live-dom-viewer/?%3C!DOCTYPE%20html%3E%0A%3Cdiv%20style%3D%22border%3A%20solid%20orange%3B%20width%3A%20200px%3B%22%3E%0A%3Ctable%20style%3D%22border%3A%20solid%20blue%3B%20width%3A%20200px%3B%20border-spacing%3A%2033.3px%3B%22%3E%0A%3Ctd%20style%3D%22border%3A%20solid%20navy%3B%20width%3A%2050%25%22%3E%0A%3C%2Ftd%3E%0A%3Ctd%20style%3D%22border%3A%20solid%20fuchsia%3B%22%0A%3C%2Ftable%3E%0A%3C%2Fdiv%3E
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Probably this should be defined and tested somewhere.:)
>
> Fantasai,
>
> I am working on a test where 'table-layout: fixed' would be declared.
>
>
> CSS2.1 doesn't
>>>> define height calculations for cells, but it does define widths.
>
> Correct.
>
>>>
>>> Is this for the "Fixed table layout" or the "Automatic table layout"?
>>>
>>> The test above uses the latter (initial value of the 'table-layout'
>>> property)
>>> which is non-normative in CSS 2.1. Anyone feels like reviving Tables
>>> level 3? :)
>>
>> Interesting question. FF does different things for 'fixed' and 'auto',
>> though Opera and Chrome seem to do the same thing.
>
> Right now, I think Opera 12.02 and Chrome 22.0.1229.79 are incorrectly
> handling the width of the right-most table cell in your test example. I
> think Firefox 15.0.1 is handling it correctly.
>
> More later when I have a test with more predictable measurements (as a
> result of the implementation of the algorithm given in 17.5.2.1
> http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/tables.html#fixed-table-layout
> ).


First draft of a test highlighting the horizontal formatting differences
in browsers:

http://www.gtalbot.org/BrowserBugsSection/css21testsuite/border-spacing-percentage-cell-001.html

Left navy cell width:

a) 300px wide in Firefox 15.0.1 (I need to double-check this in Firefox 18
due to the recent fix in bug 248239
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=248239 )

b) 200px wide in Chrome 22.0.1229.79, in Opera 12.0.2 and in Konqueror 4.9.2

c) unknown right now in IE8, IE9 and IE10 but I'll check later

Gérard

>
> ------------
>
> Although not related but worth mentioning:
>
> Chrome has bugs on vertical border-spacing and contiguous
> table-row-groups:
>
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/nightly-unstable/html4/separated-border-model-007.htm
>
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/nightly-unstable/html4/separated-border-model-008.htm
>
> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/nightly-unstable/html4/separated-border-model-009.htm
>
> Gérard
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>
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>
>


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