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RE: Does 5.1 absolutely require TH?

From: Bailey, Bruce <Bruce.Bailey@ed.gov>
Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2004 14:58:10 -0400
Message-ID: <CCDBDCBFA650F74AA88830D4BACDBAB504FBCD@wdcrobe2m02.ed.gov>
To: "Phill Jenkins" <pjenkins@us.ibm.com>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

> The answer to your question is that neither WCAG nor 508 explicitly defines the difference between data tables and layout table.

As you observe, the distinction between data and layout is thorny.  I was hoping, somewhat naively, to avoid that discussion!

Would you argue that if the author agrees that it is a data table, that 5.1 (and thus 508 1121(g)) requires the addition of header cells?
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