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Re: function and impacts (was: @scope and @headers reform)

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2008 11:32:50 +0300
Cc: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>, James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>, Al Gilman <alfred.s.gilman@ieee.org>, Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, Gez Lemon <gez.lemon@gmail.com>
Message-Id: <79A4EE91-20C1-47C9-A63F-AC7E3EF498D6@iki.fi>
To: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>

On Sep 25, 2008, at 11:04, Henri Sivonen wrote:

> BTW, when I asked for expedited consideration regarding this issue  
> in 2006 because I was *about to write code* pertaining to this spec  
> area, Hixie guessed (http://lists.whatwg.org/htdig.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org/2006-October/007430.html 
> ) that the spec would have headers/id but only pointing to th in the  
> same table would be conforming. If you try, you'll notice that the  
> code is still running in Validator.nu, which means my guess is that  
> we'll end up having headers/id in the spec.


I should have checked the current draft first, so to clarify:
headers/id is already in the draft for pointing to th elements but the  
concept of chained header cells isn't and pointing to td is not allowed.
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#headers

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
Received on Thursday, 25 September 2008 08:33:34 GMT

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