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Re: Tables and Meaningful Sequence

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2009 15:34:34 -0700
Message-ID: <824e742c0908281534w405fe203je5aeedf86a90d441@mail.gmail.com>
To: W Reagan <wreagan1@yahoo.com>
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
On Sun, Aug 2, 2009 at 9:14 PM, W Reagan<wreagan1@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Please take a look at http://www.mardiros.net/css-layout.html, ,
> http://www.joedolson.com/articles/2007/08/tables-or-css-layout/,
>  http://www.apaddedcell.com/11-practical-reasons-to-use-css-for-layout ,
> and http://www.apaddedcell.com/11-practical-reasons-to-use-css-for-layout
> and remove "tables are meaningful", and replace it with CSS, li or div.
> As Madros points out there are bugs in Internet Explorer when viewing a
> layout table, that a table layout "breaks". This should not be meaningful..

Response from the Working Group
In this context, "tables" refers to data tables. We will include
updated language for the intent of SC 1.3.2 in the next draft.

Loretta Guarino Reid, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Gregg Vanderheiden, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Michael Cooper, WCAG WG Staff Contact

On behalf of the WCAG Working Group
Received on Friday, 28 August 2009 22:35:14 UTC

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