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Re: [css-tables] Dropping repeated headers/footers when one content row doesn't fit

From: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>
Date: Sat, 7 Jan 2017 11:42:20 +0900
Cc: Robert Hogan <robhogan@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <A716298A-F6C8-4C79-82F2-D00F878C1435@rivoal.net>
To: François REMY <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com>

> On Jan 7, 2017, at 05:18, François REMY <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com> wrote:
> I thought it was what browsers were doing so that is what I initially intended, but matching current implementations when they agree on a result is what we want, not to define a new behavior, so I would like to clarify that to mention any part of a row and not necessarily a row in full.

Do you have test cases (even informal ones) for that?

I agree that we want to match current implementations when they agree rather than define a new behavior, but when it comes to table fragmentation, I think we ought to include non-browser implementations as well (vivliostyle, prince, antenna house, pdf reactor...), as they tend to have paid a lot more attention to fragmentation than browsers have.

I have not run the tests, so I don't know if they're different or not. And even if they are, maybe we'll want to overrule them. But we should at least check.

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