Table with a cell with colspan="2" miscalculates, misrenders table cells' width: test #1

should = 200px this green cell must be 400px wide
this blue cell should be exactly 600px wide

Expected results:
the red cell should be 200px wide (not more, not less) and the green cell should be 400px wide (not more, not less)

Firefox 3.0.4, Safari 3.2, Safari 4.0, Konqueror 4.1.1, Amaya 11 build 20081216, Seamonkey 2.x, K-meleon 1.x, NS 7.2, Hv3 TKHTML alpha 16, Google Chrome 0.4 all pass this test

This bug has been reported at connect's IE beta feedback as bug 384963. This bug has been closed by the IE team and will not be fixed for the release of IE 8 final.

This bug has been reported at Opera Bug Tracking System as bug DSK-240654.

It turns out that this bug is INVALID. There are no specific steps to execute (or algorithm) provided in CSS 2.1 to render a table with colspan when table-layout: auto is implicitly defined.

Valid HTML 4.01! CSS compliant