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Re: [techs] Table Summary Tests (111, 112, 113, 114, 203)

From: Johannes Koch <koch@w3development.de>
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2005 00:07:46 +0200
Message-ID: <43011232.20806@w3development.de>
To: WAI-GL <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

Chris Ridpath wrote:

> Having the table description explicitly associated with the table means 
> it can be used even if the table is disassociated with the body content.

I see your point.

> Even if the table is fully described within the document content I don't 
> think it would hurt to duplicate a short portion of the description 
> within the summary, caption or title.

Some people think, that it's better to have a hx element preceding the 
table because they can be jumped to by several ATs. With a need to add a 
caption, it would be like

<h2>table caption</h2>
<table>
   <caption>table caption</caption>
   ...
</table>
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Johannes Koch
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                             (Te Deum, 4th cent.)
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