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Re: summary="" in HTML5

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 15:53:24 +0000
Message-ID: <55687cf80902240753m4dda1306r75816ff499f7e1af@mail.gmail.com>
To: Christophe Strobbe <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be>
Cc: wai-xtech@w3.org
Hi Christophe

>(The examples from chami.com, developerTutorials.com and W3CSchools aren't
> really helpful; "mixed messages" indeed!)

that was my point, bad advice engenders bad use.

regards
steve

2009/2/24 Christophe Strobbe <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be>:
>
> At 13:27 24/02/2009, Steven Faulkner wrote:
>>
>> note about education and advocacy that i meant to include in my reply:
>>
>> NOTE: the best that can be said for the "ample accessibility advocacy,
>> and education" is that it sends mixed messages about what is an
>> appropriate use of the summary
>> examples:
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20-TECHS/H73.html form WCAG 2.
>> http://www.chami.com/tips/internet/021899I.html
>>
>> http://diveintoaccessibility.org/day_20_providing_a_summary_for_tables.html
>> http://jimthatcher.com/webcourse9.htm
>>
>> http://www.developertutorials.com/tutorials/miscellaneous/10-common-errors-when-implementing-accessibility-8-01-29/page6.html
>> http://www.w3schools.com/tags/att_table_summary.asp
>
> (The examples from chami.com, developerTutorials.com and W3CSchools aren't
> really helpful; "mixed messages" indeed!)
>
> I would also add:
> * http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG10-HTML-TECHS/#table-summary-info
> * http://www.webaim.org/techniques/tables/data.php#summaries
> * http://www.usability.com.au/resources/tables.cfm#summary
> * http://joeclark.org/book/sashay/serialization/Chapter10.html#code-1855
> * http://www.mcu.org.uk/articles/tables.html
>
> Best regards,
>
> Christophe
>
>
>
>
>> regards
>> stevef
>
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