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Re: H79: id/headers attributes

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2010 16:13:06 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTikMArsSKQpYmN+eom0CbMTeRid+VJuRNiT+pMUM@mail.gmail.com>
To: makoto.ueki@gmail.com
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org
On Sat, Jun 5, 2010 at 10:26 PM,  <makoto.ueki@gmail.com> wrote:
> Name: Makoto Ueki
> Email: makoto.ueki@gmail.com
> Affiliation: Infoaxia, Inc.
> Document: TD
> Item Number: H79
> Part of Item: Examples
> Comment Type: technical
> Summary of Issue: H79: id/headers attributes
> Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
> The example code uses <th id> and <td headers>. However this is a simple data table. Why don't you use <th scope> instead?
> I can live with current example code as it is not wrong. But readers may misunderstand that they should use <th id> and <td headers> for a simple data table. This requires complex coding, so they often make mistakes when they are coding.
> Proposed Change:
> Use <th scope> for example codes of simple data tables.
Response from the Working Group
It is a good point, the more complex than necessary markup distracts
from the main point of the technique in this case. We are updating the
example as you suggested.

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 Monday, 26 July 2010 23:13:38 UTC

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