No - tables still cannot contain footnotes.
In addition to filing on the wishlist could you also please post to this thread Improve Footnotes Please
You will notice that I posted this in 2010, nearly 4.5 years ago.
The link is not online anymore :-(
"Site Area Temporarily Unavailable"
Do you know if there aren't more wishform or wishlists?
The page was temporarily disabled as it was being used as an entry point for spammers. It's supposed to be up again in a day or two.