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Missing prose in tables section for tbody-less tables

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2010 11:00:59 +0200
Message-ID: <4CAC3ACB.3070508@disruptive-innovations.com>
To: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Currently working on BlueGriffon, I discovered the Tables section [1]
misses some prose to say that when <table> has no <tbody> element,
the user agent must create at least one <tbody> and put the <tr>
elements parsed as direct children of <table> in that <tbody>.

The current content description for table handles the following case


but does not say what to do with it. All the Web's scripts rely on
the fact a tbody container for the rows is created in that case.

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/tabular-data.html#the-table-element

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