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Re: Data table without TH


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Sep 19, 2022 12:27PM

On 19/09/2022 17:57, <EMAIL REMOVED> wrote:
> Perplexing that there is no SC for such an essential feature like heading-semantic for tables.

Sighted users that don't use SR often come across tables like the one
you mention without explicit row/column headings, and have to infer the
meaning based on context. So SR users are not more or less disadvantaged
here...which is why there's no SC explicitly addressing this aspect.

Patrick H. Lauke

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