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TABLES - To label or not to label

From: Chuck Letourneau <cpl@starlingweb.com>
Date: Mon, 02 Mar 1998 13:36:33 -0500
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To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Question 1: Should a guideline state that labeling of simple tables is not

If yes, then:

Question 2: When does a table become complicated enough for labeling to be

Note 1: [required] is the sense defined in the guidelines -  Required,
otherwise it will be impossible for one or more groups of users to
understand the page.  (Whereas, [recommended] means - Makes page easier to
understand and use.)

Note 2: labeling refers to the new TABLE markup available in HTML 4.0 such
as header, id, scope, and summary

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