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It looks like the Content-Type for the document is incorrect. Currently, it is
set to Content-Type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1. It should be text/xml or
application/xml. In PHP, you can use header to set content type of the
On Nov 2, 2009, at 6:58 AM, Adam Smith wrote:
Swami; I'll hazard a guess here and assume you're using Firefox; and
you've done what I did and gone tohttp://maps.unimelb.edu.au/sitemap.xml
, seen a mass of test on screen
Because that file is being served as 'text/html' instead of 'text/xml'
We're all agreed that tables should only be used for tabular data, and
should be marked up properly for accessibility.
*WCAG 1.0 and 2.0 links about table accessibility and specific markup*
WCAG 1.0 Checkpoint 5.2 says For data tables that have two or more
logical levels of row
Because that file is being served as 'text/html' instead of 'text/xml' as it
should. That is server misconfiguration. I'm not surprised Googlebot doesn't
pick it up.
yes, quite right, unfortunately, I don't think I can get the CMS to
serve it correctly as xml, however google digested it
Steve Green wrote:
I am tempted to say that this is a moot point. In my experience complex data
tables are inaccessible to screen reader users because they have great
difficulty forming a mental model of them. Marking them up perfectly
semantically doesn't help.
If you use 'normal' means of
From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On
Behalf Of Kat
Sent: 02 November 2009 01:35
Subject: Re: [WSG] Complex data tables, accessibility and XHTML Basic 1.1
Steve Green wrote:
I am tempted to say that
That really depends - without user research it's hard to know what
conclusions about the data are relevant and of interest to people consuming
that data; plus if the purpose is for people to draw their own conclusions
(hence why you're *providing *all that data) then it doesn't make sense
How I love this community!
I haven't solved my problems yet, but based on the comments and ideas
I've gathered in the past few days, the site has improved
substantially. This latest comment from Philippe...
On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 10:04 AM, Philippe Wittenbergh e...@l-c-n.com wrote:
(Posted on behalf of the AGIMO Web Publishing Guide Team)
As part of the ongoing review of the Australian Government Web
Publishing Guide, the Australian Government Information Management
Office (AGIMO) has recently launched their
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