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Re: advice sought for design of a search facility for a sub-site

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2002 22:53:57 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200201222253.g0MMrvj15176@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
>       <td align="right"> <strong>Search:</strong>

As you changed this to a more structural form, I think it only
fair to point out that <td><b>...</b></td> is the presentationalist
idiom for <th>....</th>, and I would certainly argue that this
case is a <th>.

> Historically there was a feature added to Lynx to transform select elements
> into series of radio buttons but this was in part because of the low level of
> communication between the curses screen and the DOS screen readers of the day. 
The specification of HTML, if I remember it correctly, considers this to
an equally valid rendering, of select, to the Windows list box, even if
designers expect Windows list box behaviour.
Received on Wednesday, 23 January 2002 02:40:07 UTC

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