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Re: some conformance questions

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2010 17:15:09 +0100
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To: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
>No. It's a design error, not a conformance error.
from the HTML5 spec:
"Tables must not be used as layout aids. Historically, some Web authors have
misused tables in HTML as a way to control their page layout. This usage is
non-conforming"

http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/tabular-data.html#tabular-data

regards stevef

On 17 June 2010 16:43, Daniel Glazman <
daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com> wrote:

> Le 17/06/10 17:30, Steven Faulkner a écrit :
>
>
> I have not asked to make anything invalid.
>> I may consider pursuing the tables without <th> trigger a warning if it
>> is turns out that the vast majority of tables without headers are indeed
>> layout tables as using tables for layout is a conformance error i
>> beleieve.
>>
>
> No. It's a design error, not a conformance error.
>
> </Daniel>
>



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Steve Faulkner
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