border-collapse in firefox

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The top left borders aren't displayed in Firefox 2, but are in IE 7.  Is
this a bug in Firefox?  IE?  Both behaviors permissible?

Is there a relatively clean, generic workaround (conditional comments
are ok)?


Michael Roper


<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN"
" ">
<html xmlns=" " xml:lang="en" lang="en">

<title>border-collapse Test</title>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />

<style type="text/css">
body {
table {
   border:1px black solid;

     <td>Seems simple.</td>

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