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Re: Issues of @summary and use of data for "decisions"

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2009 21:54:56 +0200
To: "Laura Carlson" <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Cc: "Shelley Powers" <shelley.just@gmail.com>, "Sam Ruby" <rubys@intertwingly.net>, "HTMLWG WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uvztluk3idj3kv@simon-pieterss-macbook.local>
On Tue, 23 Jun 2009 21:48:43 +0200, Laura Carlson  
<laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Simon,
>
>> If an author is reluctant to include the summary visually, but still  
>> wants
>> to provide a summary for non-visual users, then it can be hidden with  
>> CSS.
>
> It is not okay to  render critical content that is essential to
> comprehension via CSS.

That's not what I was saying.

I said that the contents of <caption> can be hidden from visual users with  
CSS, should the author be reluctant to include it visually.

-- 
Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Tuesday, 23 June 2009 19:55:45 UTC

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