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Request #8716 Suppress printing of 'span' comments for columns
Submitted: 2006-09-15 15:00 UTC Modified: 2006-09-25 12:05 UTC
From: derek at battams dot ca Assigned: wiesemann
Status: Closed Package: HTML_Table (version 1.7.2)
PHP Version: 5.1.6 OS: Linux
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 [2006-09-15 15:00 UTC] derek at battams dot ca (Derek Battams)
Description: ------------ When using a colspan for a cell, the generated HTML output includes a <!-- span --> comment for each column skipped in the table by the colspan. In very large tables, this creates a lot of extra output in the HTML. By removing this print (or at least making it optional), a lot of data transfer can be saved by reducing the amount of generated HTML for tables.

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 [2006-09-18 15:08 UTC] wiesemann (Mark Wiesemann)
I have removed in the comment in the CVS code as it is really useless. I'll wait for comments about this (minor) BC (= backwards compatibility) break from other developers before I make a new release.
 [2006-09-25 12:05 UTC] wiesemann (Mark Wiesemann)
There were no complaints about the change => a new release is available now.