Re: Complex Table Examples


> Posted by Gez on Friday, 1st June 2007 at 19:15:16

> There are also other tools
> that use the headers attribute - XStandard [1], arguably the most
> standards compliant WYSIWYG editor, automatically inserts the headers
> attribute to associate headers with data cells. Personally, I would
> rather it didn't, as it unnecessarily bloats the markup for simple
> data tables, but they've made the decision based on the fact that
> assistive technology traditionally has very poor support for the
> scope attribute, and very good support for the headers attribute. I'm
> also aware of a few companies that have style guides that insists
> that data cells are associated with their headers using the headers
> attribute for the same reason.


Laura L. Carlson

Received on Friday, 1 June 2007 22:24:22 UTC