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Bad HTML Display (actually correct HTML display; IE/Nav4 do it wrong)

VERIFIED WONTFIX

Status

()

Core
Layout: Tables
P3
normal
VERIFIED WONTFIX
18 years ago
18 years ago

People

(Reporter: Michael Stearne, Assigned: harishd)

Tracking

Trunk
PowerPC
All
Points:
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Firefox Tracking Flags

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Details

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Description

18 years ago
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; N; PPC; en-US; m18) Gecko/20000929
BuildID:    2000092909

This page displays incorrectly

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
							

Actual Results:  							

Expected Results:

Comment 1

18 years ago
In that page for the central table, they are using this syntax (abbreviated):

<html>
<body>
<table border=1>
  <tr>
    <td> Appearance/Sounds    </td>
    <td> Applications A-L     </td>
    <td> Applications M-Z     </td>
  </TR>			      
    <td> Computer Sounds      </TR>
    <td> Auction Applications </TR>
    <td> Palm Pilot           </TR>
  </TR>			      
</table>
</body>
</html>

So, the first row is formed as a row with three cells. But things
go wrong in the next row: The first <td> implies a <tr> which is 
closed by the </TR> that ends that line ... which forms a row with
one cell. The next <td> forms a new row, which is ended by the </TR>,
and the last <td> forms a fourth row, and then the table ends.

They are getting exactly what they have asked for. As far as I can
see, there is no practical way to emulate this bug in IE and Nav4.
But I'll pass this on to karnaze to mark as WONTFIX/INVALID (or not).
Assignee: asa → karnaze
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Component: Browser-General → HTMLTables
Ever confirmed: true
QA Contact: doronr → chrisd
Summary: Bad HTML Display → Bad HTML Display (actually correct HTML display; IE/Nav4 do it wrong)

Comment 2

18 years ago
Actually this is a parser issue. It is up to Harish and Rick to decide whether 
to support this quirk behavior. Reassigning to Harish.
Assignee: karnaze → harishd

Comment 3

18 years ago
Parser issue - reassigning to janc
QA Contact: chrisd → janc
(Assignee)

Comment 4

18 years ago
Mozilla definitely gets this correctly. I is certainly a WONTFIX.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 18 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
(Assignee)

Comment 5

18 years ago
Mozilla definitely gets this correctly. This is certainly a WONTFIX.

Comment 6

18 years ago
verified!
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
OS: All
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