RFR: JDK-8185994: Fix a11y and HTML issues in the java.base/java.io and java.base/java.nio packages

Stuart Marks stuart.marks at oracle.com
Thu Aug 10 01:56:48 UTC 2017

On 8/9/17 5:14 PM, Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
> Please review this proposed change to address accessibility and HTML issues
> in the java.base java.io and java.nio[.*] packages.
> In general, the changes consist of
> * update tables to add scope=row|col as appropriate.
>     In some cases, slightly more surgery was needed on the table
> * fix issues reported by tidy
>     In most cases, this is removing superfluous <p> elements.
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jjg/8185994/webrev.00/index.html
> API: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jjg/8185994/api.00/index.html

Again, changes mostly look good. One small formatting point on DataInput. The 
numbers in the table should all have similar alignment. Most of the numbers in 
the table body look centered. I think it would look better if the numbers in the 
"Bit Values" column headers, and the numbers in the Byte column, were all 
centered. Since they're all single digits, you can probably get away with 
centering (unless you want to change them all to right-aligned with padding, or 


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