[whatwg] Quirks mode handling of rowspan="0"

Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu kanghaol at oupeng.com
Sun Sep 2 20:23:17 PDT 2012

(12/09/03 8:11), Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> Per HTML5 spec, rowspan="0" should span to the end of the table section.
> WebKit seems to not implement this at all.
> Opera implements this in quirks and standards mode.
> Gecko implements this in standards mode only; in quirks mode,
> rowspan="0" is treated like rowspan="1".  When we last tried to do the
> "right" thing in quirks mode, back in 2003 or so, we ran into site
> compatibility issues, hence the current setup.
> I don't know what Trident does here; worth testing.

IE seem to follow WebKit in every mode I tested with. (Test case[1])

> In any case, my suggestion is that in quirks mode, rowspan="0" not be
> supported.

No opinion here.

[1] http://software.hixie.ch/utilities/js/live-dom-viewer/?saved=1734

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