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Re: When is use of scope, col and/or colgroup important for accessibility?


From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Date: Jul 30, 2012 7:20PM

On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 4:47 AM, Ryan E. Benson < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> AT probably guesses what direction the scope goes these days because
> people didn't use scope often/correctly enough.

It's not necessarily a guess so much as following the semantics of the language.

Both HTML4 and HTML5 include algorithms for determining headers for a
cell in scope's absence.



Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis