This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
John, Rowspan and colspan are attributes for an element of a table. If I want to have one cell take up multiple rows, I set the rowspan. If I want to have one cell take up multiple columns, I set the colspan.