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Re: summary="" in HTML5 ISSUE-32

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2009 12:28:49 +0000 (UTC)
To: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: HTMLWG <public-html@w3.org>, W3C WAI Protocols & Formats <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0902261226280.8214@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 26 Feb 2009, Steven Faulkner wrote:
> >
> > Philip may not consider his data "particularly useful", but since his 
> > results show similar proportions to other studies, I believe he is 
> > unnecessarily self-deprecating.
> >
> > If you have more objective data, then by all means, present it.
> 
> If you have access to these other studies, then by all means please 
> present them.

Data from Google from 2005:

   http://code.google.com/webstats/index.html

...matches closely with the proportions Philip has found in studies of 
various data sets over the years. (For example, smiliar distribution of 
element usage.)

Subsequent studies I've done had similar results. The results of those are 
scattered across mailing lists, so I haven't got any easy links for them.

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