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Re: accessibility issue?

From: Kerstin Goldsmith <kerstin.goldsmith@oracle.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2004 18:46:41 -0700
Message-ID: <4122B501.6010803@oracle.com>
To: John M Slatin <john_slatin@austin.utexas.edu>
CC: "WAI GL (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

Hmmm.  Not good.  I was able to make tables, but just not get to the 
point where a new row could be created.  Basically, the function is to 
have a footer cell at the bottom of the table, with no association 
(SCOPE, ids headers) with a button that adds another row to the table 
when selected.  To me, I am just wondering whether or not it requires 
association, and if so, what?  The footer cell is not related to the 
rest of the data table, per se ... so, would some kind of labeling be 
enough?  And if so, then what would automated checkers do with such a 

Is that enough to go on?  Smile.

John M Slatin wrote:

>Tried to check it out but the action attribute for the form and the src
>attribute for the scripts are relative URIs that point to something on
>one of your servers so I don't get a table when I save the page locally.
>"Good design is accessible design."
>Dr. John M. Slatin, Director 
>Accessibility Institute
>University of Texas at Austin 
>FAC 248C 
>1 University Station G9600 
>Austin, TX 78712 
>ph 512-495-4288, fax 512-495-4524 
>email jslatin@mail.utexas.edu 
>Web http://www.utexas.edu/research/accessibility 
>-----Original Message-----
>From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org] On
>Behalf Of Kerstin Goldsmith
>Sent: Tuesday, August 17, 2004 7:44 PM
>To: WAI GL (E-mail)
>Subject: accessibility issue?
>I see some reference to footers in WCAG 2.0, but can someone take a look
>at the attached two peices of code and let me know professional opinions
>about whether or not they present accessibility issues --- suggested 
>fixes would be great, too. 
>Thanks for any insight -- I can't quite figure this one out on my own
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