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Explanation on usage of 'td' vs 'th' within a thead

From: Seth Call <sethcall@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2009 21:44:22 -0500
Message-Id: <20BB7677-97C0-4530-ADC0-415B15CBB074@gmail.com>
To: public-html-comments@w3.org
Hey there,

I know I'd personally benefit from an explanation of the usage of 'td'  
versus 'th' in a thead.

Why would someone ever put a 'td' in a thead?  Related question... why  
would put in a mix of td's and th's within a thead?

Maybe It's just a lack of creativity on my part, or a lack of  
experience with tables, but after reading the spec, I still don't  
understand why I'd use td vs a th in a thead; morever, I don't have a  
good reason why I'd mix the two in a single thead.


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