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[whatwg] Definition list and tables: what's the difference ?

From: Alexey Feldgendler <alexey@feldgendler.ru>
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 12:31:36 +0100
Message-ID: <op.tnqkyyw01h6og4@xman.oslo.opera.com>
On Wed, 14 Feb 2007 01:50:29 +0100, Simon Pieters <zcorpan at gmail.com> wrote:

>> OK, in this example you're abusing rows, not columns.

> Rowspan and colspan allow you to make one cell be part of several rows or
> columns, which means that (by usnig only one dimention, and without using
> headers="") a data cell can be associated with multiple header cells, or
> if it is a header cell, multiple cells can be associated with it. It's
> what they were designed to do.

But you can't make *each* of A, B, and C associated with *each* of X, Y -- that's 
what the example below does. 

>> What about this?
>> <dl>
>> <dt>A</dt><dt>B</dt><dt>C</dt>
>> <dd>X</dd><dd>Y</dd>
>> </dl>

Alexey Feldgendler <alexeyf at opera.com>
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