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Re: Table used in place of list

From: Elizabeth J. Pyatt <ejp10@psu.edu>
Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2004 13:49:28 -0400
Message-Id: <p06100502bd3038f32e4a@[128.118.8.31]>
To: "Sailesh Panchang" <sailesh.panchang@deque.com>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

FYI - Looking at the source code of 
http://www2.coca-cola.com/contactus/faq/ingredients.html ,
They did put each item in it's own cell, hence it will not linearize 
correctly.. Basically:


  	-------------
	| 1 | 15|
	-------------
	|2  | 16|
	--------------

Proper linearization would be achieved if:

	a. Each half of the list were in one giant cell

	-------------
	| 1  | 15 |
	| 2  | 16 |
	| 3  | 17 |
	--------------


	b. the orientation were horizontal:
	-------------
	| 1 | 2|
	-------------
	|3 | 4 |
	--------------

Hope that helps

Elizabeth

P.S. On top of everything else, the list is in a mini box which 
requires scrolling. Bad from a potential frames perspective (screen 
reader), mobility impaired users and general  usability (do you know 
there's more than 6 questions?). Sigh

At 11:41 AM -0400 7/30/04, Sailesh Panchang wrote:
>David wrote:
>seems to me taking the numbers out would make this work just fine.
>Sailesh:
>But that is not the reading order intended by the author and the 
>answers below are not  in order of Q1, Q15,  Q2, Q16...
>The numbering is intended to convey  a list- an ordered one.
>Sailesh
>


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