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[Bug 18438] New: The Table summary attribute

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Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2012 17:02:45 +0000
To: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-18438-2486@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>

           Summary: The Table summary attribute
           Product: HTML.next
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: trivial
          Priority: P2
         Component: default
        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
        ReportedBy: devarshipant@gmail.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: plh@w3.org, mike@w3.org

I am not sure regarding the fate of the summary attribute. Nevertheless, came
across a scenario (apologies if it is a duplicate):

***A screen reader like JAWS will concatenate column headers and linearize the
data cells. JAWS then presents this information in the table utility list***

When a summary attribute is applied, the problem seems to disappear.


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