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Re: PF Response: @Summary

From: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Date: Tue, 07 Jul 2009 19:04:24 +0100
Message-ID: <4A538E28.90704@cfit.ie>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: Jim Jewett <jimjjewett@gmail.com>, Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>, W3C WAI Protocols & Formats <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>, Gez Lemon <gez.lemon@gmail.com>, "wai-liaison@w3.org" <wai-liaison@w3.org>, John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>, www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>, HTML WG Public List <public-html@w3.org>
Henri Sivonen wrote:
> I observe that the actual summary looks like this:
> 
>> <table summary="Child investment portfolios with budgeted, actual and
>> forecast running costs for particular dates">
> 
> 
> It's much shorter, and it's caption-like.
> 
> I think this anecdotal case study supports the notion that @summary
> isn't actually used as prescribed--not even by experts.

Just for the record, please note that the contents of the @summary were
written by a client and not by Gez himself. So this example doesn't
represent best practice of the use of @summary.

Cheers

Josh
Received on Tuesday, 7 July 2009 18:05:46 GMT

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