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Re: table summary attribute default

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sun, 01 Aug 2004 18:20:18 +0200
To: John Bray <home@johnbray.org.uk>
Cc: html-tidy@w3.org
Message-ID: <410d17b8.686082814@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* John Bray wrote:
>Has the subject of adding a default table summary option that works the
>same way as the img alt tag default been considered. So many of my
>tables don't have summaries, and its tedious adding blank ones.

No.

>I realise the argument about disenfranchising some readers, but that
>decision should be up to the author.

Tidy does not require the summary attribute in any way. It points out if
there is none, and explains why you might be interested to add one, it
makes little sense to add summary attributes just to keep Tidy quiet.
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