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RE: User agent support of SUMMARY attribute in tables

From: Scarlett Julian (ED) <Julian.Scarlett@sheffield.gov.uk>
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2003 13:29:53 -0000
Message-ID: <F9BE3B1AB649D311A573009027852E4D02879430@EDUC_MXS>
To: W3c-Wai-Ig <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Isn't this issue analogous to that of including an empty alt attribute
(alt="") for images that are purely decorative (and yes, I'm aware that
there is a point of view that says all images convey some information even
if it's not intended as such by the author). 

summary="" for layout tables seems an ideal solution to me but then I don't
use AT.

If it's really that much of an issue for the author then build pages without
using layout tables. Simple.

--J.

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