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Re: Display: inline-table

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2005 13:29:04 +0000 (UTC)
To: Staffan Mhln <staffan.mahlen@comhem.se>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0502091327400.27465@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Tue, 8 Feb 2005, [ISO-8859-1] Staffan Mhln wrote:
> Ok, so we've got 'inline-block' and 'inline-table'. The 'run-in' depends 
> on following content, but why is there no 'inline-list-item'?

CSS3 probably will. It's on the working group's agenda.

> (IMHO the marker should not be 'display' dependant at all of course).

Not sure what you mean here.

> To me it would have made sense to have only block-context-participating 
> tables, and if you really really wanted a table in a line, put it inside 
> an 'inline-block' now that they are available.

Retrospectively that might make sense, but inline-table came first.

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