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------- Additional Comments From [EMAIL PROTECTED]  2006-08-17 23:37 -------
(In reply to comment #9)
> > I did wonder whether this should be viewed on a per-page basis...? 
> > I mean: say you have a table with 
> > five cells per row (100+ rows), except for the last row which has six. 
> > Do we layout the whole table as if there were six columns, or only the last 
> > page?
> 
> Look at it this way: You'd expect an fo:block to occupy the whole width on 
> both
> pages if that block is broken between two pages and the first is a landscape
> page and the second is a portrait page. Now transfer this to fo:table where 
> you
> might specify columns entirely using proportional-column-width() (or even 
> using
> auto-table layout).

Yes, but what I'm referring to is more that the _proportions_ would remain the 
same over the whole 
table, no matter what the actual page-dimensions are.
Given that proportional-column-width() and auto table-layout are mutually 
exclusive, distribution of 
remaining space can occur if:

a) table-layout="fixed", explicit columns with relative widths (some using 
p-c-w())
b) table-layout="fixed", implicit columns with relative widths (from cells in 
the first row)
c) table-layout="auto"

Take case a):
Suppose six defined columns, then in my original example, I'd expect the 
column-widths to have the 
same proportions on every page, no matter if the page contains a cell that 
occupies a particular 
column. This is what the average human being would expect, I guess, especially 
if it isn't the last 
column.

Move on to case b):
Suppose the first row contains five cells, each with a relative width of 20% 
--no proportional-column-
width() here. Strictly following the Rec, we should end up with a table of five 
columns, equally large in 
proportion on all pages. What happens if I add a sixth cell to the last row? 
(I'd say we can safely ignore 
and complain about it, which we already do, IIC)

Case c) seems to offers more liberty here, since not only the absolute, but 
also the relative values can 
be evaluated separately for each page.

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