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[whatwg] Tables, headers and bodies

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Sun, 01 Apr 2012 23:32:25 -0400
Message-ID: <4F791DC9.1090701@mit.edu>
On 4/1/12 11:10 PM, Nils Dagsson Moskopp wrote:
> However, according to a comment on the relevant WebKit bug, the CSS
> basic box model working draft does imply overflow behaviour on table
> boxes<https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3239#c17>.

Yeah, that part of the draft hasn't been updated since 2007 or so...  It 
_might_ stay this way (in which case css3-box will need to define the 
processing model and UAs will implement what it defines).  Or it might 
get updated to say what CSS2.1 (which used to have much the same text) 
now says:

   Applies to:  block containers

which does not include internal table elements.

Either way, nothing defines how 'overflow' on a table-row-group should 
work, if it were applied, at the moment.  :(

Received on Sunday, 1 April 2012 20:32:25 UTC

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