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Re: About tests 37-41 (headers) *wkey

From: Chris Ridpath <chris.ridpath@utoronto.ca>
Date: Tue, 2 May 2006 13:52:27 -0400
Message-ID: <025001c66e11$2cf23cd0$e29a968e@WILDDOG>
To: "Gregg Vanderheiden" <gv@trace.wisc.edu>, "'Johannes Koch'" <koch@w3development.de>, "'WCAG'" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

My use of the word "forbid" may have muddied the question. I'll try again...

I think the intent of Vicente's question is "Does a document that contains 
nested tables conform to the WCAG2?". This is what authors will be asking 
all the time - does my content conform?

My interpretation is that no, it does not conform.

The reason is that nested tables are not valid code and fail technique G134 
so they do not meet SC4.1.1.

Is that the way you see it?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gregg Vanderheiden" <gv@trace.wisc.edu>
To: "'Chris Ridpath'" <chris.ridpath@utoronto.ca>; "'Johannes Koch'" 
<koch@w3development.de>; "'WCAG'" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 02, 2006 12:29 PM
Subject: RE: About tests 37-41 (headers) *wkey

> Hmmm
> Do you mean does WCAG 2.0 forbid this?
> Or do you mean "is there and accessibility rule somewhere".
> If you mean does WCAG 2.0 forbid this you need to look ONLY at the success
> criteria.  They are the only thing that forbids.
> If you want to know if the working group documented something specific 
> that
> the success criteria forbid - look at the Common Failures.
> Techniques only show how to do things. Never what is or isn't allowed.
> Does that help clarify?
> Gregg
Received on Tuesday, 2 May 2006 17:53:13 UTC

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