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Re: Navigation

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2000 08:20:38 -0500
Message-ID: <387C7FA6.F98FAA5A@w3.org>
To: schwer@us.ibm.com
CC: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
schwer@us.ibm.com wrote:
> 
> Ian,
> 
> A while back we were discussing navigation of tables and there was
> considerable discussion of the priority of this as well as how to do it. I
> understood (perhaps incorrectly) that this was moved under structured
> navigation.
> 
> Is this correct?

Yes. Issue 160 resolved 10 December in Austin:

> Resolved:

>      Merge 7.3 into 7.7 as P2 (since content available per 2.1).
>         Mention tables explicitly in 7.7. 
>      Leave 8.1 as P1. Add note about DOM. Ensure sufficient 
>         information for ATs to get contextual information for the table. 


http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/1999/12/ftf-19991210#issue-160
 
> If so, what was the priority and wording of this checkpoint?
> The December 20 guidelines would not reflect this.

From the 20 Dec guidelines, Guideline 8 [1]:

>    7.6 Allow the user to navigate according to structure. [Priority 2] 
>       For example, allow the user to navigate familiar elements   
>       of a document: paragraphs, tables and table cells, headers, ...

There's no (longer a) checkpoint about table navigation in the 20
December Guidelines.

 _ Ian

[1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/WAI-USERAGENT/#gl-navigation

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