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Re: Data table without TH


From: wolfgang.berndorfer@zweiterblick.at
Date: Sep 20, 2022 12:04AM

Thanks Patrick for explaining, why there is no SR for table headings.
Poor design for all does not evoke discrimination.
As you said before: not every bad or lacking markup leads to an actual SC failure

-----Original Message-----
From: WebAIM-Forum < <EMAIL REMOVED> > On Behalf Of Patrick H. Lauke
Sent: Monday, September 19, 2022 8:27 PM
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Data table without TH

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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