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Re: Table accessibility (was Re: headers attribute)

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 3 Jun 2007 14:06:26 +0100
Message-ID: <55687cf80706030606p44ab8cf4t5dfbc49c6e3a106@mail.gmail.com>
To: "aurélien levy" <aurelien.levy@free.fr>
Cc: public-html@w3.org

It may also be a good idea to provide a version of your
"complex table" example without any scope or headers.


On 03/06/07, aurélien levy <aurelien.levy@free.fr> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> actually i think the case "complex table with th and scope" can achieved
> that,
> but i had just updated with the juicystudio exemple to be sure to test
> this case.
> http://www.fairytells.net/table_test_case/
>
> One more interrogation, did we need to test the use of thead,
> tbody,tfoot element ?
>
> Aurélien
> > Hi Aurélien,
> >
> > These test cases are a good start, what is also needed are some tables
> > that test the limits of the scope attribute, ie.
> > a table where the headers cannot be unambiguously defined using the scope
> > attribute, but can be using id/headers
> > attributes. Then these can be tested using screen readers, to see if the headers can be interrogated successfully
> > in either table.
> >
>
>
>



-- 
with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG Europe
Director - Web Accessibility Tools Consortium

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Received on Sunday, 3 June 2007 13:06:29 UTC

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