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Why don't td and th have display/value pairs?

From: Orion Adrian <orion.adrian@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Jul 2005 12:56:12 -0400
Message-ID: <abd6c80105070409567c2e26c6@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-html@w3.org

How is a UA supposed to determine if two identical string values (like
names) are in fact the same semantic value? Wouldn't it be better if
there was a mechanism that allowed table cells to identify their
semantic value independant of their display value?

Orion Adrian
Received on Monday, 4 July 2005 16:56:17 GMT

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