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RE: Should validity be P1 or P2? (was RE: summary of resolutions from last 2 days)

From: John M Slatin <john_slatin@austin.utexas.edu>
Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2005 14:38:07 -0500
Message-ID: <6EED8F7006A883459D4818686BCE3B3B01248665@MAIL01.austin.utexas.edu>
To: "Ineke van der Maat" <inekemaa@xs4all.nl>, <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

Inneke described what Opera did with the code snippet I sent earlier.
Since Opera is inaccessible to JAWS users, I would be grateful for a
description of how Opera treats the full, validated example that I
attached to the message after Inneke pointed out that the <th> element
wasn't closed properly in the original snippet.

(I'm not trying to argue anything here-- I just don't have a way to find
out on my own how Opera treats the page.)


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-----Original Message-----
From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org] On
Behalf Of Ineke van der Maat
Sent: Monday, June 20, 2005 2:26 pm
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Subject: Re: Should validity be P1 or P2? (was RE: summary of
resolutions from last 2 days)

Hello David

You wrote:
>The end tag for <th> is optional in HTML 4.x, so it can be valid.

I always use xhtml 1.1 and serve it also as application/xhtml+xml (I
really use it for UAs like Opera and Firefox and for IE etc. I serve it
text/html)  Opera did not render the table from the mail, mentioned
mismatched tag line x, character x and showed the code of the page
instead of the table.

Ineke van der Maat
Received on Monday, 20 June 2005 19:38:14 UTC

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