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RE: Layout versus data tables proposal for null summary attribute

From: John M Slatin <john_slatin@austin.utexas.edu>
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 14:28:28 -0500
Message-ID: <C46A1118E0262B47BD5C202DA2490D1A033180C9@MAIL02.austin.utexas.edu>
To: "david poehlman" <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>, "Elizabeth J. Pyatt" <ejp10@psu.edu>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

: david poehlman  wrote:
<blockquote>
jaws is not a user agent but summary="" does effectively hid the fact that summary is coded in.
</blockquote>

JAWS meets the second definition of "user agent" in the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines 1.0:

<blockquote cite="http://www.w3.org/TR/UAAG10/glossary.html#def-user-agent">
...
2. Any software that retrieves and renders Web content for users. This may include Web browsers, media players, plug-ins,
and other programs - including assistive technologies - that help in retrieving and rendering Web content.
</blockquote>

John
Received on Friday, 27 August 2004 19:28:30 UTC

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