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Re: Action item: table with TH with and without scope

From: James Nurthen <james.nurthen@oracle.com>
Date: Sat, 19 Oct 2013 09:10:36 -0700
Cc: "'Sailesh Panchang'" <spanchang02@yahoo.com>, "'WCAG'" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, "'Joshue O Connor'" <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>, <kirsten@can-adapt.com>
Message-Id: <40E01E2A-4126-45DA-95F4-0DDDCFB636B8@oracle.com>
To: David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>
If we are discussing modifying H63 to include scope shouldn't we use a simpler table than the example (one without these extra H3 cells in the table)?


On Oct 19, 2013, at 8:55 AM, David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca> wrote:

> Hi Sailesh and all
> I tested the table with NVDA, VoiceOver and Jaws and updated results after
> the tables on the page below.
> http://davidmacd.com/test/sailesh-table-test.ht
> Cheers
> David MacDonald
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sailesh Panchang [mailto:spanchang02@yahoo.com] 
> Sent: October 17, 2013 11:21 PM
> To: WCAG; Joshue O Connor
> Subject: Action item: table with TH with and without scope
> Survey items #9 and 11::
> The comments in May 2013  were primarily influenced because of better
> support for the scope attribute by JAWS and NVDA.
> NVDA 2012 like JAWS read all cells marked up as TH to the left of current
> cell (in column header rows) and all cells marked up as TH above current
> cell for row header cells. (NVDA 2013 does not do so now) And I was using an
> older version of FF in April / May.
> Hence changes were suggested to H63 and H51 (survey items 9 and 11.
> This comment was never submitted as a new technique but suggested a few
> changes to the existing technique.
> Representing it as a new technique in the survey is not appropriate. 
> For H63 survey item#9: The example refers to a 'published schedule' but the
> code that follows that is a contact info table.
> That contact Info table is from a link of the Resources page for H63.
> Here is a link to tables marked up with TH with and without the scope
> attribute.
> http://mars.dequecloud.com/demo/Table_scopeDemo.htm
> Regards,
> Sailesh
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