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Re: User agent support of SUMMARY attribute in tables

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@comcast.net>
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2003 09:51:28 -0500
To: Jon Hanna <jon@spin.ie>, W3c-Wai-Ig <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-id: <00ba01c2c225$beae55f0$6501a8c0@handsontech>

it would be better to use tables for what they are intended and for checkers
to do a bit of examination for this and determine if applicable that the
lack of summary is a good thang.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jon Hanna" <jon@spin.ie>
To: "W3c-Wai-Ig" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 22, 2003 9:16 AM
Subject: RE: User agent support of SUMMARY attribute in tables



> the difference here is that while alt="" shows nothing, summary="" will
> still say summary.

Okay. That rules out summary="" in practice, with current AT behaviour, but
would it be better to use summary like this in theory (and have AT keep
quiet)?
Received on Wednesday, 22 January 2003 09:52:18 GMT

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