colspan=0 and rowspan=0 on cells should make them span the entire table. They don't work.
Created attachment 16394 [details]
Compare behavior of webkit vs. Firefox, IE, Opera or W3c standard. This is an old bug inherited from khtml (http://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=41063).
This is an old bug inheritted from khtml, where it also remains unfixed and mostly unacknowledged:
any update on this issue? found it is still in the current nightly build.
It is fixed in KHTML for two years. I don't know whether both codebases are still similar enough so that this helps, though.
In addition to the test case attached, the bug can be seen in action on the example link here: http://csswizardry.com/2011/08/two-titillating-table-tips/