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Re: hidden versus discoverable meta-data

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2010 21:56:41 +0100
To: public-html-a11y@w3.org, public-html@w3.org
Cc: tantek@cs.stanford.edu, John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Message-ID: <20100115215641062695.d6f07d5d@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Leif Halvard Silli, Fri, 15 Jan 2010 21:52:28 +0100:

> For the <figure> element, there has been a proposal about a caption 
> attribute - applying that attribute to any element, would make that 
> element a caption.
> 
> I don't want to evaluate @caption here and now. But a similar approach 

By which I meant:

<caption>Table 1.
<span summary>Table summary</span>
</caption>

> should be possible for making any element a table summary as well. This 
> would make it possible to programmatically determine the table summary 
> - such as WCAG 2.0 asks for.
> 
> [1] 
> http://www.w3.org/mid/20100108025355728726.d23e8541@xn--mlform-iua.no
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leif halvard silli
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