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Re: Deliverable for Action 72 @headers

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 24 Aug 2008 15:14:31 -0500
Message-ID: <1c8dbcaa0808241314q59f1f823wa1af38f0e2d685ff@mail.gmail.com>
To: "James Graham" <jg307@cam.ac.uk>
Cc: "Gez Lemon" <gez.lemon@gmail.com>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, "W3C WAI-XTECH" <wai-xtech@w3.org>, "Joshue O Connor" <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>

James Graham wrote:
> The
> strongest way to make the case that these issues need to be addressed is
> to go away and implement the current spec and show how it doesn't work

> Findings from headers/id Testing (Bug 5822):
http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/TableHeadersTestingBug5822#head-4dd98a1e6b2646ef8c2be83dd7b6c93622e25f4b

> Headers/id allowed the assistive technology combinations tested to
> successfully announce relationships 5 out of 6 times.
>
> Scope failed 6 out of 6 times. The failure of support for scope means
> that scope is currently not an effective option.
>
> Although it is widely known that scope isn't well supported by
> assistive technology [1 2 3 4 5], its use is strongly recommend,
> because it's easy to author, works with simpler data tables, and
> support is likely to improve.

Best Regards,
Laura
Received on Sunday, 24 August 2008 20:15:08 GMT

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