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Re: Tables and Meaningful Sequence

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2009 15:34:34 -0700
Message-ID: <824e742c0908281534w405fe203je5aeedf86a90d441@mail.gmail.com>
To: W Reagan <wreagan1@yahoo.com>
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
On Sun, Aug 2, 2009 at 9:14 PM, W Reagan<wreagan1@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Please take a look at http://www.mardiros.net/css-layout.html, ,
> http://www.joedolson.com/articles/2007/08/tables-or-css-layout/,
>  http://www.apaddedcell.com/11-practical-reasons-to-use-css-for-layout ,
> and http://www.apaddedcell.com/11-practical-reasons-to-use-css-for-layout
> and remove "tables are meaningful", and replace it with CSS, li or div.
>
> As Madros points out there are bugs in Internet Explorer when viewing a
> layout table, that a table layout "breaks". This should not be meaningful..
>

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Response from the Working Group
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In this context, "tables" refers to data tables. We will include
updated language for the intent of SC 1.3.2 in the next draft.


Loretta Guarino Reid, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Gregg Vanderheiden, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Michael Cooper, WCAG WG Staff Contact


On behalf of the WCAG Working Group
Received on Friday, 28 August 2009 22:35:14 UTC

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