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Re: checkpoint 5.2 and nested tables

From: Chris Ridpath <chris.ridpath@utoronto.ca>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 16:09:12 -0400
Message-ID: <012401bf20b7$23278600$b040968e@ic.utoronto.ca>
To: <w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org>, "Wendy A Chisholm" <wendy@w3.org>
We really haven't discussed the repair of tables yet and it's going to be a
big issue.

Can we try to finish off the BLINK/MARQUEE before moving on?

Chris

----- Original Message -----
From: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
To: <w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 27, 1999 3:52 PM
Subject: checkpoint 5.2 and nested tables


> Hi all,
>
> I'm using a-prompt to test a page that has nested tables.  I'm looking to
> see what the recommended techniques are in ERT.  All I see is a link to
> Michael Cooper's comment [http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/IG/ert/issues52.htm].
>
> I don't have a good solution, but it seems that a non-HTML aware user
> should be able to associate the nested table with the appropriate
> headers/rows from the parent table.
>
> Dream:
> When a user of a WYSIWYG decides to insert a table into a page.  They are
> asked, "what will this table be used for?  is it a table of data or is it
> to position images and text on the page?"  Depending on what the user
> selects, they are lead through a series of questions to get the
appropriate
> information from them.
>
> The whole nested tables section of this would be interesting.  I haven't
> thought much about how it would work.
>
> thoughts?
>
> --wendy
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