[html5] making standards-compliant charts
mateubonet at yahoo.com
Fri Dec 26 17:15:49 PST 2008
Many people have identified ways to create bar charts using HTML/CSS  or
that isn't very accessible to search engines or anyone using assistive technology.
That said, I can't find anything in the HTML 4 or 5 standards that discusses charts.
Will HTML5 offer any guidance on the subject?
I am especially interested to hear how HTML experts view efforts to create bar or
line charts in HTML/CSS. Creating the barchart using a <table> seems reasonable,
given that the chart typically expresses tabular data, but specifying the axis labels
and values with td/th tags seems to subvert their meaning.
References below are by no means meant to be comprehensive...other ideas very
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