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Re: Complex Table Examples

From: Alexander Graf <alexander.graf@deri.at>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 20:02:30 +0200
Message-Id: <4D3E9D37-A323-424C-9CB3-CB4823210087@deri.at>
Cc: "Ben Boyle" <benjamins.boyle@gmail.com>, "Laura Carlson" <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
> The arguments for removing it are that the feature isn't widely used

That is ridiculous. Just as an example, I had a talk last week where I
mentioned the more advanced attributes of tables like headers=*. Several
people attending my talk had already used headers and most of the
others were very interested in how to properly use those attributes.

> I'm not sure I see the advantages in an increased learning cost for  
> authors

If an author doesn't require them, he doesn't have to implement  

Received on Thursday, 31 May 2007 18:03:28 UTC

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