Chrome decided not to do colspan after seeing that we unshipped it.

२ मार्च, २०१८ ११:१३ म.पू. रोजी, "L. David Baron" <dba...@dbaron.org> ने
लिहिले:

> I would consider the lack of support in other browsers, and the
> extra complexity in our codebase as a reasonably compelling reason.
> Also perhaps that we've already (long ago, I think) unshipped
> support for colspan=0 for similar reasons.
>
> Table height calculation is among the least interoperable
> longstanding features of the Web, and I think anything we can do to
> simplify it and to improve interoperability on what's left would be
> a good thing.
>
> (Has Chrome also added support for colspan=0?)
>
> -David
>
> On Friday 2018-03-02 07:49 -0800, Manish Goregaokar wrote:
> > Looks like there's no compelling reason to unship.
> >
> > Retracting.
> >
> > -Manish Goregaokar
> >
> > On Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 9:25 AM, Manish Goregaokar <
> manishsm...@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > > Is the only reason that no one else supports it?
> > >
> > > Yes. (which makes me suspect that nobody uses it)
> > >
> > >
> > > However, as mentioned, Chrome *has* added support, it's not stable yet.
> > >
> > >
> > > -Manish Goregaokar
> > >
> > > On Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 5:19 AM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbar...@mit.edu>
> wrote:
> > >
> > >> On 2/28/18 2:02 AM, Manish Goregaokar wrote:
> > >>
> > >>> Oh, you're asking for it to continue to work with semantic HTML?
> > >>>
> > >>
> > >> I'm saying that this feature is there for actual data tables.  And
> that
> > >> the suggestion that Grid is a replacement is not actually helpful
> given
> > >> that.
> > >>
> > >> That won't work, you'd need to create a new table with grid stuff.
> > >>>
> > >>
> > >> Seems to me that asking people to do this for an actual data table is
> > >> just as bad as asking people to use tables for layout.  ;)
> > >>
> > >> In that case we probably shouldn't unship?
> > >>>
> > >>
> > >> The one thing I haven't seen so far is why we should unship, really.
> Is
> > >> the only reason that no one else supports it?  (To be clear, this can
> > >> absolutely be a valid reason, especially if the other UAs have
> explicitly
> > >> said they will not add support or the feature causes some other
> problems
> > >> too, in terms of either implementation or the health of the web.)
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> -Boris
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