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RE: Lotus Domino and Accessible Tables

From: Gatewood, Joy <jogat@opic.gov>
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2001 12:22:08 -0500
Message-ID: <6A7C3776346BD41180DD00600805604C0131ACBC@out-dc1.opic.gov>
To: "'Charles McCathieNevile'" <charles@w3.org>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org, "Leaf, Mary Beth" <MLeaf@opic.gov>
I'm assuming that you are talking about the Domino designer tool. 
According to the documentation, one can either use the tool to 
generate html code, or one can insert pre-written code.  

For the latter instance, the <TH> tag is supported.  

If the issue is pass through HTML, thats a horse of a different 
color.  Many tools let the developer/designer get away with not 
writing alt tags, etc. Front Page is such a tool, and given that
the Microsoft platform is the most proliferate at the government 
level, it seems a more problematic issue.

Joy Gatewood

-----Original Message-----
From: Charles McCathieNevile [mailto:charles@w3.org]
Sent: Monday, March 05, 2001 2:52 AM
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Cc: charles@w3.org
Subject: Re: Lotus Domino and Accessible Tables


I asked the Lotus folks and they said Lotus does not supprt th. So they are
interested in documenting why it is important.

As a start, it is the feature most easily used by tablin and other software
to extract
information based on being able to find the headers.

Ay other thoughts?

Charles McCN

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