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Re: text-align property for columns (once again)

From: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>
Date: Wed, 8 Apr 2009 10:53:37 +0200
Message-Id: <62962029-29CA-4C8B-B854-E1930D847957@crissov.de>
To: CSS 3 W3C Group <www-style@w3.org>
Tab Atkins Jr.:
> It's not that they're 'different', it's that, given the current table
> model, table cells are children of table rows.

I never understood why the CSS table model does only support row- 
based tables and not column-based ones. I do understand that mixing  
both features is complicated.

Rows are the natural default choice, of course, considering usual  
block progression which is downwards. Also, HTML does it this way.
Received on Wednesday, 8 April 2009 08:53:28 UTC

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