W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-archive@w3.org > June 2009

Re: Disambiguating @summary from a long descriptor

From: Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 01:47:41 +0200
Message-ID: <4A358C1D.9060908@malform.no>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: www-archive@w3.org
Anne van Kesteren On 09-06-14 18.36:
> -public-html
> +www-archive
> 
> On Sun, 14 Jun 2009 14:54:32 +0200, Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no> wrote:
>>> ... <caption class="contentinfo" role="contentinfo"> Alphabetically  
>>> sorted table name of persons with their age. 3
>>> columns: Firstname, Lastname and Age.</caption> <tbody> <tr>  
>>> <th>first</th> <th>last</th> <th>age</th> </tr> <tr> ...
>>>  The English used does not seem grammatically correct
>> May Shakespeare and the English queen forgive me. (I added the word  
>> "with" in the demo.)
> 
> I think you also want s/name/names/ and s/with their/and their/.

Many thanks for your corrections. I  have remade the text since 
then, however ... Feel free to bug/twitter me again. :-)

>>> and the identified column headers in the summary do not match the
>>> actual headers.
>> Huh? I think you are overeager.
> 
> "Firstname" is not equal to "first" was what I meant.

This was actually a conscious decision, then, I think (reworded 
now). I wanted short titles. Things has to be understood in 
context. There is also the abbr="" attribute for table cells, I 
have heard ... But this time I chose to make the text short 
directly, without @abbr.
-- 
leif halvard silli
Received on Sunday, 14 June 2009 23:48:21 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Wednesday, 7 November 2012 14:18:25 GMT