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Re: summary attribute compromise proposal

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2009 15:11:08 -0700
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <F222D92A-1B68-4080-9431-C4D075832328@apple.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On Aug 4, 2009, at 2:26 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>> ...
>> I believe existing AT will read the caption, text next to the  
>> table, or text associated via aria-describedby.
>> ...
> Even if it's set to hidden via CSS?

It's my understanding that, yes, there are ways to hide content via  
CSS which will result in it still being presented by screen readers. I  
don't know which exact techniques work and which don't. I will do some  
experiments based on advice from colleagues.

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