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Question about Data Tables

From: Josh Hughes <josh@deaghean.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2003 15:05:05 -0400
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030421150505089296.GyazMail.josh@deaghean.com>

Hey all,
I'm developing a data table interpreter. I almost done with it, but I'm 
a little stumped on what to do about table headers that haven't been 
given a scope or id/header association.

My first inclination was to have scope="col" be the default behavior, 
but I've run into instances where scope="row" is assumed as well. Is 
the user agent expected to guess in these situations?

This is going to be part of a validator, so I'm not interested in error-
handling; I want to know what is expected from a standards perspective.

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