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Re: retention of summary attribute for TABLE element

From: Gregory J. Rosmaita <unagi69@unagi69.cnc.net>
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2007 20:57:50 -0400 (EDT)
To: David Poehlman <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>, <public-html@w3.org>, <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20070611005750.7CF651DCA@courageux.cnc.net>

David Poehlman wrote:
> so tquestion is relly why was it dropped and what markup if any do they 
> expect to do its job?

that's what i'm hoping to find out through the ESW Wiki page i created on 
the issued:


this gives opponents of summary and advocates of its deprecation a chance 
to make their arguments, and propose an alternative means of providing the 
essential functionality of the summary attribute to the comprehension of 
the nature, contents, and structure of the TABLE to which it belongs...

"He who lives on Hope, dies farting."
  -- Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack
Gregory J. Rosmaita, unagi69@concentric.net
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