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RE: DOM2 HTML / HTMLTableRowElement / rowIndex

From: Glenn A. Adams <glenn@xfsi.com>
Date: Sat, 21 Sep 2002 12:13:43 -0400
Message-ID: <7249D02C4D2DFD4D80F2E040E8CAF37C01F4F9@longxuyen.xfsi.com>
To: "Brad Pettit" <bradp@microsoft.com>
Cc: <www-dom@w3.org>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brad Pettit [mailto:bradp@microsoft.com]
> Sent: Saturday, September 21, 2002 1:48 AM
> To: Glenn A. Adams; www-dom@w3.org
> Subject: RE: DOM2 HTML / HTMLTableRowElement / rowIndex
> >>>[Glenn Adams]
> >>>I don't think you mean "logical" order, but, rather, "presentation or
> display" order.
> I agree that "logical" is not the best word choice. In any case, both IE
> and Netscape use that order when indexing rows.
> >>>Overall, I think that the current language is probably the correct
> language
> Whether logical, presentation, whatever, existing implementations do not
> follow the current language of the spec, but rather this language: "When
> determining rowIndex, The ordering of rows is such that THEAD rows are
> first, followed by the rows of each TBODY section in document order,
> followed lastly by TFOOT rows."

OK. This definition of ordering is well-defined and doesn't refer to document order or presentation order, so I concur with the proposed change if it is cast in this language.

Glenn Adams
Received on Saturday, 21 September 2002 12:09:12 UTC

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