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Re: [css21] 17.2.1 Anonymous table objects - nested case

From: Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu <kennyluck@csail.mit.edu>
Date: Sat, 05 Nov 2011 14:09:58 +0800
Message-ID: <4EB4D336.1020909@csail.mit.edu>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
CC: WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>
(11/11/05 7:57), fantasai wrote:
> On 10/18/2011 02:08 PM, Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu wrote:
>> I found an edge case where, I believe, the spec doesn't match
>> implementations. Consider:
>> <div style="display: table-row; white-space:pre;">  <span
>> class="display:
>> table-row;">A</span>  </div>
>> (Notice the beginning and the trailing spaces inside<div>. See also
>> online version[1])
>> rule 1.3
>>    # If a child C of a tabular container P is an anonymous inline box
>> that contains only white space,
>>    # and its immediately preceding and following siblings, if any,
>> are proper table descendants of P and are
>>    # either 'table-caption' or internal table boxes, then it is
>> treated as if it had 'display: none'. A box D is a
>>    # proper table descendant of A if D can be a descendant of A
>> without causing the generation of any
>>    # intervening 'table' or 'inline-table' boxes.
>> doesn't apply here because <span>  is not a proper descendant of<div>.
>> IE 9, Gecko nightly and Safari (but not Opera) do display the beginning
>> and trailing space and don't match the spec. This applies to nested
>> 'table-row-group' as well.
> If they do display the beginning and trailing spaces, then they're
> matching the spec, because a table row is not a proper table
> descendant of a table row. Right? Not sure what I'm missing here...

What *I* am missing here is s/do display/do not display/. Sorry about
the confusion. (I actually noticed this but I just didn't want to write
a short mail).

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