> For CSS to adequately express the COL/COLGROUP styling issue, it needs a
> way to address the nth child of an element AND a general way to address
> children of a mutual parent.
> I would be quite pleased if it did, of course.
It's easy to make this change in the specification, the real question
is if anyone would implement it. CSS1 is on purpose kept simple to
make sure the threshold is low for implementors.
Hakon W Lie, W3C/INRIA, Sophia-Antipolis, France