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Re: [html5] inline table

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2012 07:49:12 +0000
Message-ID: <CAEhSh3ek1Yu_-gOx_hPOE5SjkxQQR+m+DnnH8ADk5T=x6yug=w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 12:26 AM, Andrew Fedoniouk
<news@terrainformatica.com> wrote:
> I understand that HTML5 parsing model prohibits <table> and other by
> default block elements to be contained inside text containers like <p>
> and <span>.
> But what if I want to use table that has display:inline-table styling
> inside <p> for example:
> http://terrainformatica.com/w3/inline-table.htm
> Is use of <span> soup with display:inline-table & friends styling is
> the only option for such cases?

Can you give an example of real content with inline-block tables?

What's your rationale for not using <div> instead of <p> here?

Note how HTML5 defines what represents a "paragraph":


Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Received on Monday, 30 January 2012 07:49:43 UTC

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