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Re: Query on technique H43

From: James Nurthen <james.nurthen@oracle.com>
Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2011 10:21:02 -0700
Message-ID: <4D9F43FE.5090100@oracle.com>
To: Sailesh Panchang <spanchang02@yahoo.com>
CC: Tina Holmboe <tina@greytower.net>, WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
You are correct - this doesn't seem to work with AT. I believed the 
product team when they said they had tested this with JAWS and it worked 
fine - but a quick test proves you are correct. I'll test myself next 
time rather than taking them at their word.

On 4/8/2011 9:58 AM, Sailesh Panchang wrote:
>> 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

Regards, James
Received on Friday, 8 April 2011 17:22:20 UTC

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