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Re: summary="" in HTML5 ISSUE-32

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2009 12:49:33 +0100
To: "Steven Faulkner" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: "David Poehlman" <poehlman1@comcast.net>, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, HTMLWG <public-html@w3.org>, "W3C WAI Protocols & Formats" <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.upyi4vptidj3kv@hp-a0a83fcd39d2>
On Thu, 26 Feb 2009 12:43:34 +0100, Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Simon,
> would it also be too problematic for browsers to implement a heuristic
> that only displayed summary attributes that are on tables that include
> th?
>
> that would weed out 99.9% of the pages from philips sample i suggest.

I've seen layout tables that use <th>. But I guess it's possible to implement a more accurate heuristic to detect layout tables.

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Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Thursday, 26 February 2009 11:50:18 UTC

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