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Re: Tables - my thoughts

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 1998 09:15:12 -0500
Message-Id: <199807221415.JAA20585@staff1.cso.uiuc.edu>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charlesn@sunrise.srl.rmit.edu.au>, WAI GL <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Has there been any discussions of labeling tables for their purpose?
 For example indicating a table is for column formatting or for data.   A
crude way would be to use the "class" attribute with "wai-column" or
"wai-data".  A user agent could then make some assumptions about
presentation of the table information. 

Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
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Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
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