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[whatwg] Table integrity and conformance

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 9 Nov 2006 20:36:20 +0200
Message-ID: <1E127C74-EF91-4D64-922E-A2DAACCD39F6@iki.fi>
On Nov 9, 2006, at 17:19, Alexey Feldgendler wrote:

> On Thu, 09 Nov 2006 17:18:46 +0600, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen at iki.fi>  
> wrote:
>
>> Do you mean moving all TFOOTs after TBODYs, so that the HTML 4.01  
>> placement would be forbidden?
>
> TFOOT should be allowed before TBODY because it helps progessive  
> rendering on paged media. I'm not sure if it should be allowed  
> after TBODY as well -- the renderer cannot finish layout of the  
> first page until it knows whether or not there is a TFOOT at the end.

HTML 4.01 has had TFOOT above TBODY for years. Have progressive paged  
media renderers made use of it? Can you give examples of shipping  
progressive paged media renderers?

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Henri Sivonen
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