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Re: FW: CHANGE PROPOSAL: Table Summary

From: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2009 10:25:22 +0000
Message-ID: <4B20CC92.1010008@cfit.ie>
To: Cynthia Shelly <cyns@microsoft.com>
CC: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Joshue O Connor wrote:
> Is this kind of 'sorting' mechanism necessary at all? And if so should
> it be separate disambiguated from @summary. If a sorting mechanism is
> needed I think this would be best. A sorting mechanism could be useful
> for dynamically generated tables I guess.

Also I meant to say, that surely a declarative markup language should
take care of any multi-modal 'sorting' as it is parsed by a user agent
and outputted as needed. What is important is that data relationships
are progromattically determined and the rest is up to the user agent.


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