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Re: [whatwg] Quirks mode handling of rowspan="0"

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 03 Sep 2012 09:25:36 +0200
To: whatwg <whatwg@whatwg.org>, "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Message-ID: <op.wj1sc5kuidj3kv@simons-macbook-pro.local>
On Mon, 03 Sep 2012 02:11:44 +0200, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:

> Per HTML5 spec, rowspan="0" should span to the end of the table section.
>
> WebKit seems to not implement this at all.
>
> Opera implements this in quirks and standards mode.
>
> Gecko implements this in standards mode only; in quirks mode,  
> rowspan="0" is treated like rowspan="1".  When we last tried to do the  
> "right" thing in quirks mode, back in 2003 or so, we ran into site  
> compatibility issues, hence the current setup.
>
> I don't know what Trident does here; worth testing.
>
> In any case, my suggestion is that in quirks mode, rowspan="0" not be  
> supported.

Is there a compat problem with supporting it in quirks mode? I'm not aware  
of Opera having problems with it.

-- 
Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Monday, 3 September 2012 07:26:14 UTC

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