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Re: Taking another round at @summary

From: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Jan 2010 23:16:23 -0500
Message-ID: <7c2a12e21001072016n10a78659pefcdfae6bdf67f33@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Cc: Jeremy Keith <jeremy@adactio.com>, HTML WG Public List <public-html@w3.org>
On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 8:06 PM, John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu> wrote:
> Why can't the contents of @summary be made visible?

It's just an attribute, so it can't really be styled fully.  Even if
authors could make it visible, they wouldn't, because it would be
ugly.  aria-describedby points to an element, which can be styled
fully, so authors targeting a mainly sighted audience will be willing
to use it.
Received on Friday, 8 January 2010 04:16:56 GMT

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