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RE: [css-tables] repeating table headers and footers

From: Francois Remy <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2016 12:14:23 -0800
Message-ID: <DUB408-EAS1246AE4240C2C41CE61D6F3A5A00@phx.gbl>
To: "'Florian Rivoal'" <florian@rivoal.net>, "'Greg Whitworth'" <gwhit@microsoft.com>
CC: "'CSS public list'" <www-style@w3.org>
> > We'll test this and spec the most interoperable behavior, and if there
is
> none we'll spec the most sane behavior that is currently being shipped by
a
> UA (to ease on web compat).
> 
> I believe you'll find that repeating the table headers/footers across
> fragmentainers is not universally interoperable, but is the most commonly
> implemented behavior (especially if you take pagination-focused UAs into
> account as well) and the sanest / most useful.
> 
> If you come to a different conclusion, we'll have something to talk about.
> 
>  - Florian

>From what I have seen, browsers do not repeat headers/footers in
multi-columns. 
http://codepen.io/FremyCompany/pen/YwbOMM

I added some placeholder in the spec, feel free to provide alternatives:
https://drafts.csswg.org/css-tables-3/#fragmentation
Received on Friday, 19 February 2016 20:14:55 UTC

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