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RE: WCAG1 10.3

From: <gian@stanleymilford.com.au>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2002 09:23:17 +1100
Message-Id: <H00000e0002ff484.1012256596.tux.sofcom.com.au@MHS>
TO: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
This used to be a Priority 2 checkpoint, and with the advances of
screen-readers it was moved to a higher level.
This checkpoint was written for those screen-readers that cannot read
cell to cell and only read left to right, regardless of columns or rows.
Newer screen-readers read cell to cell.

   -----Original Message-----
   From: leeroberts [mailto:leeroberts@roserockdesign.com]
   Sent: Sunday, 27 January 2002 6:33 AM
   To: w3c-wai-gl
   Subject: WCAG1 10.3

   10.3 - Until user agents render side-by-side text correctly provide a
   linear text alternative (on the current page or some other) for all
   tables that lay out text in parallel, word-wrapped columns.

   Shouldn't this checkpoint be a priority 1 point? It seems that there
   has been talk about making layout tables a priority 1 point. 
   Lee Roberts
   Rose Rock Design
   Building web sites accessible by EVERYONE

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