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Re: Data Table question

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@sidar.org>
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 16:19:29 +1100
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
To: "P.H.Lauke" <P.H.Lauke@salford.ac.uk>
Message-Id: <6E4D7746-2AD0-11D8-83FB-000A958826AA@sidar.org>

Even so, the specification in HTML of how headers apply by default 
should be enough. If the cell is being used as a header then it too 
should be marked up with scope="row". Alternatively, the scope 
attribute should be dropped from the table entirely so the the 
algorithm is applied.

see http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/struct/tables.html#h-11.4



On Wednesday, Dec 10, 2003, at 03:13 Australia/Melbourne, P.H.Lauke 

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Juan Ulloa [mailto:julloa@bcc.ctc.edu]
>> ...Is there any reason to add the scope attribute to Kim's
>> table?
> It's because the first cell in each row acts as additional header for
> all other cells on that row (in the example, OAR-2002-0008)
> So "This is the title of this OPM Docket" has both "OAR-2002-0008" and
> "Title" as headers, for instance...
Charles McCathieNevile                          Fundación Sidar
charles@sidar.org                                http://www.sidar.org
Received on Wednesday, 10 December 2003 00:20:27 UTC

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