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(unknown charset) Re: Taking another round at @summary

From: (unknown charset) Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Fri, 8 Jan 2010 17:04:49 +0100
To: (unknown charset) Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
Cc: (unknown charset) Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>, Jeremy Keith <jeremy@adactio.com>, HTML WG Public List <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20100108170449010195.2271298f@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Aryeh Gregor, Fri, 8 Jan 2010 10:45:44 -0500:
> On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 10:07 AM, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
>> It is quite possible to make it visible via CSS. [1]
> 
> But not style it fully.  You can't apply different styles to different
> parts of it, for instance.  Because it's just an attribute, you can't
> embed elements in it.

This is of course so.
 
>> One of the suggested alternatives to @summary is to use <details>
>> inside <caption>.
> 
> <details> was removed from the spec a few hours ago:
> 
> http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=4548&to=4549

Thanks for the heads up.

But all the more could it make sense to present the presence of a 
@summary itself via some interactive button - similar to how <details> 
were supposed to work.
-- 
leif halvard silli
Received on Friday, 8 January 2010 16:05:23 GMT

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