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Re: Question: XHTML Tables Module

From: Johannes Koch <koch@w3development.de>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2003 11:26:08 +0200
Message-ID: <3F8D12B0.9020504@w3development.de>
To: Jens Meiert <jens.meiert@erde3.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org

Jens Meiert wrote:
>>Did you never enter a 'profile' on some web site? Well, ok, not 
>>necessarily 25 key-value pairs. But more than 10 is quite common, isn't
>>it?
> 
> 
> Assuming an 'accessible' use of tables: This doesn't comply with a data
> table,

The issue, whether a form for key-value pairs is a data table or not, 
has been discussed several times. A response for filling out such forms 
can clearly be seen as a data table. So, IMHO why not the form as well?

> and according to WAI approaches you should only use tables to illustrate
> data,

Reference?

> so this examples rather resembles an abuse of tables.

IMHO no.
-- 
Johannes Koch
In te domine speravi; non confundar in aeternum.
                             (Te Deum, 4th cent.)
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