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Re: WCAG-ISSUE-23 (DavidMacD): We should consider a new "Failure to provide role=presentation on a layout table"

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2014 13:48:38 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+V=QUtzK_mZ9RH0MbVxGTVAn8oHMEsXBdPykKcMJa5x4KQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jonathan Avila <jon.avila@ssbbartgroup.com>
Cc: Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
On 2 June 2014 13:41, Jonathan Avila <jon.avila@ssbbartgroup.com> wrote:

> What I was attempting to say is that according to my understanding of WCAG
> 2 – some use of TH, td with scope, or ids and headers are required for any
> table not used for layout purposes.

some techniques may recommend this, but is/should not be a requirement,
there are cases where such markup is not required.
there is an example in the HTML spec: refer to example under "Here is an
example of a table being used to mark up a Sudoku puzzle. Observe the lack
of headers, which are not necessary in such a table."



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