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Re: HTML Table Markup

From: Isofarro <lists@isofarro.uklinux.net>
Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2004 20:49:24 +0100
Message-ID: <4145F9C4.9000607@isofarro.uklinux.net>
To: Chris Ridpath <chris.ridpath@utoronto.ca>
CC: WAI-IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Isofarro wrote:

> Chris Ridpath wrote:
>> Several other elements, such as tbody, thead and tfoot, are not 
>> permitted in layout tables[4].
> My memory is rusty here, and its been a long long time since I used a 
> table for layout.

Ahh... here you go. Using Internet Explorer 6. Visiting 
<url:http://slashdot.org>. View source shows a table without 
tbody. Do a File > Save As... and open that file in a text 
editor. Now there's a tbody appearing.

I guess the question is - do these rogue tbody elements get used 
by screen readers / speech browsers running on top of IE?

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