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[Fwd: Re: fear of "invisible metadata"]

From: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2007 21:18:38 +0100
Message-ID: <4676E89E.2090801@cfit.ie>
To: public-html@w3.org

Laura Carlson wrote:
> 
> Empty summary attributes are acceptable in WCAG 2.0 on layout tables,
> but not recommended (W3C WCAG 2.0 [1]):
> 
>> F46: Failure of SC 1.3.1 due to using th elements, caption elements,
>> or non-empty summary attributes in layout tables 

Thats a little confusing, or maybe its the way its worded. Issues with
using layout tables aside for one moment, to be clear you fail if you
use non-empty summary attributes in layout tables, but surely using a
null value in your summary attribute (if that is to be considered empty)
for a layout table is a good idea as what we don't need is summary="here
is my layout table for the sites body content"?

Josh
Received on Monday, 18 June 2007 20:18:50 GMT

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