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[css3-tables][CSS22] Clarify if the extra space in fixed table layout is distributed equally or not

From: Oriol Bugzilla <oriol-bugzilla@hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Jul 2015 17:18:52 +0000
Message-ID: <SNT146-W82D5772455198CB1B2303997970@phx.gbl>
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

This distribution of remaining space is not defined (http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css2/tables.html#height-layout):
> CSS 2.2 does not define how
extra space is distributed when the 'height' property causes
> the table
to be taller than it otherwise would be.

And this one must be done equally (http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css2/tables.html#fixed-table-layout):
> Any remaining columns equally divide the remaining horizontal
  table space

However, here the spec does not say if it's defined or not (http://dev.w3..org/csswg/css2/tables.html#fixed-table-layout):
> If the table is wider than the columns, the extra space
should be distributed over the columns.

Since in the previous paragraph the distribution is done equally, I first assumed here it was done equally too.

But the spec doesn't say so. So I think it would be a good idea to specify it if it should be equally, or otherwise explicitly warn it's not defined..

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