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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] html column widths

On Fri, Nov 07, 2003 at 04:29:35PM -0800, Marius Scurtescu wrote:
> Thanks,
> I installed the extensions and now it works, with both
> Saxon and Xalan. Bob, would you strongly recommend Saxon
> over Xalan?

I can't judge Xalan because I don't use it much.
I find Saxon works well when I need to use extensions.
> I did find two bugs in the process:
> 1. Column widths specified as "*" end up being 0 in HTML
> and they should be treated as "1*" (at least this is my
> understanding of the CALS spec).
> 2. Nested tables created with entrytbl should specify
> the width as "100%" to completely cover the cell where
> they live. Right now these nested tables do not specify
> a width so it is variable (depends on the content).
> Should I report these two bugs on SourceForge?


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