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Re: @headers issue resolved - allowing a td to be referenced by a header to be in the HTMl5 spec.

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2008 11:35:33 -0500
Message-ID: <1c8dbcaa0808310935j3f722f79kb27cdaec2c4e7586@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "James Graham" <jg307@cam.ac.uk>, "Chris Wilson" <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>, "Steven Faulkner" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, alfred.s.gilman@ieee.org, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>, www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>

Julian wrote:

> The discussion had been going on for a long time,

The @headers debate started May 1, 2007.
http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/IssueTableHeaders#head-4b2d93aed0e0c9d084327192660bf0aa1b25659d

Hundreds of email messages on the list:
http://w3.markmail.org/search/%22headers%20attribute%22%20list:org.w3.public-html?page=1
http://w3.markmail.org/search/%22table%20headers%22%20list:org.w3.public-html?page=1

Full History:
http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/IssueTableHeaders

Best Regards,
Laura

-- 
Laura L. Carlson


On 8/31/08, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:

> I think it was pretty clear that there was a need to.
>
> The discussion had been going on for a long time, and there was no
> visible progress on it. So it appears to me that the chairs were right
> in trying to get progress on this issue.
>
> Note that I'm not debating whether there actually was a decision, and
> whether the decision-making process was followed.
>
> BR, Julian

-- 
Laura L. Carlson
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