[whatwg] scope attribute on td

Keryx Web webmaster at keryx.se
Wed Jan 30 14:00:57 PST 2008

James Graham skrev:
> FWIW the HTML 4 behavior which turns a <td scope="somthing"> into a 
> heading from the point of view of the UA is, in principle, useful since 
> there are cases (particularly for row headings) where one cell is 
> effectively both data and a heading but the formatting should be 
> data-like rather than heading like.

I use TH for those cases and fix the formatting with CSS...

To keep the scope attribute for formatting purposes is a really bad 
argument, IMHO. If an element is "turned into" a heading it should be 
marked up as a heading.

Lars Gunther

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