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Re: Parsing Errors

From: J. David Bryan <jdbryan@acm.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Dec 2000 14:45:56 -0500
Message-Id: <200012281945.OAA11525@mail.bcpl.net>
To: HTML Tidy List <html-tidy@w3.org>
On 28 Dec 2000, at 13:59, Massoud Kohan wrote:

> what does mean lacks "summary" attribute

Tidy is warning that you have tables that should have a "summary" attribute 
added to them to comply with accessibility recommendations.

From the C version of Tidy:

  The table summary attribute should be used to describe the table
  structure. It is very helpful for people using non-visual browsers. 

From the HTML 4.01 specification:

  Attribute definitions

  summary = text [CS] 
    This attribute provides a summary of the table's purpose and structure
    for user agents rendering to non-visual media such as speech and
    Braille. 

See also:

  http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/struct/tables.html#h-11.2.1

for more information.

                                      -- Dave
Received on Thursday, 28 December 2000 14:46:01 GMT

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