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[Bug 13614] Define <th abbr=""> as a way to provide a name for a row/column that is used when describing cells for which that cell is a header

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Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2011 20:22:13 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13614

Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|REOPENED                    |NEW
            Summary|Do not obsolete abbr on TH  |Define <th abbr=""> as a
                   |and TD                      |way to provide a name for a
                   |                            |row/column that is used
                   |                            |when describing cells for
                   |                            |which that cell is a header

--- Comment #12 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> 2011-12-07 20:22:13 UTC ---
Ah, I misunderstood. You're not saying the abbr="" value is used when reading
the cell, you're saying it's the value used when describing the headings for
another cell for which this one is the header. Is that right?

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