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[whatwg] [OT] tbody

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2004 09:47:26 +0200
Message-ID: <40FE1F8E.8050401@inkedblade.net>
Ben Meadowcroft wrote:

>> On Jul 15, 2004, at 21:28, Malcolm Rowe wrote:
>> 
>> 
>>> Isn't it accurate to say that in HTML, a TBODY element is only present
>>> in the DOM if it is actually present in the source, while in XHTML, a
>>> TBODY element is created in the DOM even if it isn't present in the 
>>> source?
>> 
>> The other way round. tbody is inferred in HTML.
> 
> It may also be inferred in the visual layout see 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/tables.html#anonymous-boxes for more details.

The <tbody> element is not inferred in CSS, only an anonymous
table-row-group box is. (Anonymous elements don't have corresponding
named elements.)

~fantasai

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