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Re: fear of "invisible metadata"

From: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2007 20:11:36 +0100
Message-ID: <4676D8E8.1070008@cfit.ie>
To: "Gregory J. Rosmaita" <oedipus@hicom.net>
Cc: public-html@w3.org

Gregory J. Rosmaita wrote:
> PROPOSED: Summary should be: (a) retained, and (b) be a REQUIRED 
> attribute for the TABLE element.  

I am again in accord with this suggestion.

>The meta-data contained in the 
> summary element should be reused by user agents or assisstive 
> technologies to provide a visual slash renderable version of the 
> meta-data provided by the summary attribute.

If this meta-date could also be made searchable by the likes of Google
bots etc, it could be really useful. If I am again mixing science
fiction with science fact, and it already is, apologies in advance.

Josh
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