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[Bug 12939] The <COL> group used to be defined as a very useful to represent tabular data. Among the various things needed for tabular data perusing is the data alignment. In v4.01 there is an "align" and a "char" attribute that make the <COL> attribute very useful t

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Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2011 20:23:23 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12939

Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
                 CC|                            |ian@hixie.ch
         Resolution|                            |WONTFIX

--- Comment #2 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> 2011-08-12 20:23:23 UTC ---
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Status: Rejected
Change Description: no spec change
Rationale: Browsers are moving away from implementing that legacy
presentational attribute. Also, it's presentational — this problem is better
solved in CSS than in HTML.

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