Re: [CSS21] XHTML versus HTML table rendering example

On Tue, 17 Apr 2007 02:56:51 +1000, Bert Bos <> wrote:
> The CSS WG decided to _not_ change the spec based on Anne van Kesteren's
> comment[1] on why overlapping table cells aren't required. (Although we
> allow various legacy renderings of illegal HTML tables, including those
> with overlapping cells, we prefer not to try and define any of those
> renderings in CSS level 2.)
> [1]
> (For reference, this is issue 3 in the forthcoming "Disposition of
> Comments.")

Does this allow UAs to deviate from this behavior as well for XHTML?  
Because that's what all deployed clients do (and what makes sense).

Anne van Kesteren

Received on Tuesday, 17 April 2007 04:48:44 UTC