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Re: Caption@title instead of table@summary?

From: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 11:43:21 +0000
Message-ID: <499BF459.5080508@cfit.ie>
To: James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>, HTMLWG <public-html@w3.org>
James Graham wrote:
> Another similar idea I had was to use <caption><details> to allow an
> extended summary that would be accessible to all users including those
> that do not use a screenreader but find navigating tables to be complex
> for some other reason.

I also think the idea of extending the use of @summary and other meta
data to user groups beyond the blind and vision impaired community is an
interesting one and worthy of discussion. There are use cases in the
area of cognitive disability where this kind of functionality would be
very useful.
Received on Wednesday, 18 February 2009 11:44:09 GMT

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