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Re: checkpoint 5.2 and nested tables

From: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 17:23:44 -0400
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.19991027171916.00a9d5c0@localhost>
To: "Chris Ridpath" <chris.ridpath@utoronto.ca>, <w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org>
certainly - we can finish up blink and marquee first. I just want to get my 
thoughts out there.  We can check it off as an open issue and come back to 
it later.

Just curious - I thought we were going through the document in order. Are 
there other checkpoints that have been skipped?

--wendy

At 04:09 PM 10/27/99 , Chris Ridpath wrote:
>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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