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Re: Query on technique H43

From: Sailesh Panchang <spanchang02@yahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2011 09:58:36 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <361954.52985.qm@web111722.mail.gq1.yahoo.com>
To: James Nurthen <james.nurthen@oracle.com>, Tina Holmboe <tina@greytower.net>
Cc: WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
>as long as a TH with an ID that matches the HEADERS
>  list can be found, all is well.
Well one cannot have structural tags like TH in a layout table. (One may use id on TD too).
Screen readers (WinEyes, JAWS, NVDA) do not support it for sure. So it is not assistive technology supported. But I deliverately did not bring up this point earlier because it is really not relevant.
The HTML specs talk of associating header cells in a table with data cells in the table ... not in a separate table. So it does not have to explicitly stated.
Sailesh
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