Re: function and impacts (was: @scope and @headers reform)

2008/9/25 Henri Sivonen <>:
> Would it not work if the cell pointed to were marked up as a th instead of
> marking it up as a td? If a cell is a header to the point of having the
> headers attribute point to it, why isn't it a header to the point of being
> marked up as th?
> (Guiding authors to mark their header cells as th is the onramp to get into
> a situation where the headers attribute can fade away in most cases once
> automatic association algorithm implementations enter the installed base.)

Nested headers aren't allowed at the moment, but if they are allowed
later, how would the automatic associations for a th in the middle of
a table work?


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Received on Thursday, 25 September 2008 09:11:39 UTC