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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: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 20:56:41 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13614

--- Comment #17 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> 2012-01-31 20:56:39 UTC ---
I looked at the Web and it seems this is used quite a lot in blog calendars,
not to abbreviate the column header but to expand it. I didn't see many other
valid uses in a brief check. I didn't see any harmful uses either. In
conclusion, I think it's worth putting in.

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