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Re: Header cell in top left of data tables

From: Ben Boyle <benjamins.boyle@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 23:13:17 +1000
Message-ID: <5f37426b0801280513p536da4b0g2b27e8d1274416ad@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Olivier GENDRIN" <olivier.gendrin@gmail.com>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>

I meant literally <th scope="row">Time</th>

But using <time> within the other headings sounds like a good plan:
<th scope="col"><time datetime="2008-01-28 22:00:00 +10">10 pm</time></th>

Interesting alternative to th@abbr, although this is a very specific example.

Is that what you had in mind?



On Jan 28, 2008 10:48 PM, Olivier GENDRIN <olivier.gendrin@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jan 27, 2008 2:11 AM, Ben Boyle <benjamins.boyle@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Assume I am authoring a table and want it to be fully accessible. This
> > table has both row and column headings ... as an example, imagine it's
> > a TV guide and the columns represent hours in the day and the rows
> > represent various channels (the data being what's on).
> >
> > If it contains "Time" then it should be a <th scope="row">
>
> I'm wondering if this should not be a <time> element, in a <tside>
> element (as we have <thead> an <tfoot>).
>
> I think that tables are not yet usable to describe such things efficiently...
>
> --
> Olivier G.
> http://www.lespacedunmatin.info/blog/
>
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