[whatwg] Google research into web authoring techniques

Simon Pieters zcorpan at hotmail.com
Wed Jan 25 16:11:08 PST 2006


From: Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch>
>Google recently published some (not-very-scientific) research which
>people on this list will probably find interesting:
>    http://code.google.com/webstats/index.html

On the table elements page[1]:
>If someone can explain why so many pages would use a <table> tag and then 
>not put any cells in it, please let us know.

Perhaps to simulate 'min-width', something like this:

    <img src=empty.gif height=0 width=700><br>

[1] http://code.google.com/webstats/2005-12/tables.html

Simon Pieters

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