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Re: Tables in the APG

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2016 06:55:57 -0500
Message-ID: <CAOk_reEKX8UL+mQu8pzFhDn1riqr0rqqB9=wKKqezRwMHwStEQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Michiel Bijl <michiel@agosto.nl>
Cc: ARIA Working Group <public-aria-admin@w3.org>, James Nurthen <james.nurthen@oracle.com>, Matt King <a11ythinker@gmail.com>
As a quick fix.... a class of "notoc" on any section element will cause
that section to be left out of the ToC.  I know it would be a major pain in
the ass, and it would be better to tune the ToC max level by section, but
that is going to require a bit of work on the ReSpec side.

On Thu, Mar 31, 2016 at 6:25 AM, Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com> wrote:

> Apologies.  I did not remember being pinged about this.  I will put it
> into my queue.
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2016 at 4:50 AM, Michiel Bijl <michiel@agosto.nl> wrote:
>> As discussed during CSUN; all editors accept this change; use headings
>> instead of tables for design pattern description. I’ve finished the edits
>> <https://github.com/w3c/aria/tree/headings>. There is a rawgit version
>> <https://cdn.rawgit.com/w3c/aria/headings/practices/aria-practices.html> available.
>> I would like to merge this into master just to prevent any conflicts with
>> future edits.
>> One thing that remains is that we need to figure out how to exclude the
>> sub-headings within the design patterns—since these repeat for all of them;
>> it get’s tiresome real quick and makes the TOC longer than necessary. I’ve
>> contacted Shane about this, but have not yet heard back from him. I’ve
>> included him in this e-mail as a reminder :)
>> —Michiel
>> On 19 Mar 2016, at 00:06, Michiel Bijl <michiel@agosto.nl> wrote:
>> Hi Matt,
>> With the new stylesheet came a bug—originating in the APG stylesheet—;
>> tables are now too wide for moderate screen widths if they have more than
>> two columns. We can quite easily change this. However, this made me think,
>> why is all design pattern information (the characteristics) in a table
>> anyway?
>> I’ve discussed this with James, and I think it would be interesting to
>> see how the document would look and feel if we used headings in stead of
>> the tables. I’ll create a branch and work on this. I’ll try to have it
>> finished somewhere tonight (10PM PST).
>> If there is any good reason why this information is in a table, I’d
>> gladly hear about it.
>> —Michiel
> --
> Shane McCarron
> Managing Director, Applied Testing and Technology, Inc.

Shane McCarron
Managing Director, Applied Testing and Technology, Inc.
Received on Thursday, 31 March 2016 11:56:26 UTC

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