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[Bug 9076] New: Wrong Error: Table column 2 established by element td has no cells beginning in it.

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Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 23:44:55 +0000
To: www-validator-cvs@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-9076-169@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9076

           Summary: Wrong Error: Table column 2 established by element td
                    has no cells beginning in it.
           Product: Validator
           Version: HEAD
          Platform: PC
               URL: http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wowpa
                    nda.net%2Fs9712&charset=%28detect+automatically%29&docty
                    pe=Inline&group=0&user-agent=W3C_Validator%2F1.654
        OS/Version: Windows NT
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5
        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
        ReportedBy: koper@wowpanda.net
         QAContact: www-validator-cvs@w3.org


The HTML 5 validator appears to complain about:

<table>
<tr><td colspan="2">...</td></tr>
</table>

even though to the best of my knowledge the HTML 5 spec
(http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/tabular-data.html) doesn't say it's illegal.

(You might also be interested in the discussion at
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2292947/help-with-html-validation-error-table-column-has-no-cells-beginning-in-it)


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