[whatwg] Table integrity and conformance
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Thu Nov 9 16:03:33 PST 2006
Lachlan Hunt wrote:
>> scope="" will probably only be allowed for THs. Maybe it should be
>> REQUIRED for THs that aren't in obvious locations (first row, first
>> column, or whatever).
> Maybe. I think the spec should explicitly define how to determine which
> header cells are associated with each cell. IIRC, the HTML 4 spec does
> define an algorithm like that, so maybe it could be improved.
The HTML 4 spec says to use TD for a cell that functions both as data cell
and an header cell.  For these cases, it would be necessary to allow
scope on TDs.
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