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

From: Gez Lemon <gez.lemon@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2008 13:15:15 +0100
Message-ID: <e2a28a920809250515x4c4350f8je332aced3b36fa39@mail.gmail.com>
To: "James Graham" <jg307@cam.ac.uk>
Cc: "W3C WAI-XTECH" <wai-xtech@w3.org>, public-html@w3.org

2008/9/25 James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk>:
>> Nested headers aren't allowed at the moment, but if they are allowed
>> later, how would the automatic associations for a th in the middle of
>> a table work?
>
> I have (in conjunction with others) put forward a detailed proposal for this
> which is available *in the form of running code* [1]. DO you have any
> suggestions for improving it?
>
>
> [1] http://james.html5.org/tables/table_inspector.html

I changed an example to use nested headers [1], and run it through the
table inspector. The table inspector reports "Budgeted", "Actual", and
"Forecasted" as headers for the data in the columns "TCO", "ROI", and
"NPV". That's not correct. The automatic association has assumed the
headers run to the end of the row.

[1] http://juicystudio.com/wcag/tables/nestedheaders.html

Gez

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