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RE: summary="" in HTML5 ISSUE-32

From: Sailesh Panchang <sailesh.panchang@deque.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 15:32:51 -0500
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To: "'Jonas Sicking'" <jonas@sicking.cc>, "'David Poehlman'" <poehlman1@comcast.net>
Cc: "'Maciej Stachowiak'" <mjs@apple.com>, "'Sam Ruby'" <rubys@intertwingly.net>, "'Robert J Burns'" <rob@robburns.com>, "'Ian Hickson'" <ian@hixie.ch>, "'Gregory J. Rosmaita'" <oedipus@hicom.net>, "'Leif Halvard Silli'" <lhs@malform.no>, "'James Graham'" <jgraham@opera.com>, "'Joshue O Connor'" <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>, "'Steve Axthelm'" <steveax@pobox.com>, "'Steven Faulkner'" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, "'Simon Pieters'" <simonp@opera.com>, "'HTMLWG'" <public-html@w3.org>, <wai-xtech@w3.org>, <wai-liaison@w3.org>, <janina@rednote.net>, "'Dan Connolly'" <connolly@w3.org>, "'Matt Morgan-May'" <mattmay@adobe.com>, "'Julian Reschke'" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "'W3C WAI Protocols & Formats'" <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>
> what is the difference between your paragraph and what we already have?
>how would it improve on @summary?
>The advantage is that the <p> is displayed to all users. Not just
>users of AT clients. 
As David said, I do not see how linking a paragraph to a table  makes it any
less of a paragraph.
I refer you to my post at

Sailesh Panchang
Accessibility Services Manager (Web and Software)
Deque Systems Inc. (www.deque.com)
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E-mail: sailesh.panchang@deque.com
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