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[whatwg] Make <th> be a header cell for its row even for the first row

From: Simon Pieters <zcorpan@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2007 22:25:59 +0100
Message-ID: <op.to5chlct7a8kvn@hp-a0a83fcd39d2>
On Tue, 13 Mar 2007 21:29:09 +0100, Asbj?rn Ulsberg  
<asbjorn at tigerstaden.no> wrote:

> On Tue, 13 Mar 2007 21:07:20 +0100, Simon Pieters <zcorpan at gmail.com>  
> wrote:
>
>> Many pages use tables where only the first column are header cells,  
>> e.g.:
>>
>>     <table>
>>      <tr><th>Foo <td>Bar
>>      <tr><th>Foo <td>Bar
>>      <tr><th>Foo <td>Bar
>>     </table>
>>
>> With the current algorithm for assigning header cells to data cells,  
>> the first <th> won't be a header cell for any data cells.
>
> Can't 'scope="row"' be used?

I see that as a workaround. The current algorithm works fine if you flip  
the table so that the header cells are on the first row; I think it should  
just work for the above case as well.

-- 
Simon Pieters
Received on Tuesday, 13 March 2007 14:25:59 UTC

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