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From: Cynthia Shelly <cyns@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2009 19:29:12 +0000
To: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
CC: "public-html-a11y@w3.org" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C7412B925ACA454EADB3B6ECF5B960E808A857@TK5EX14MBXC133.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
Yes, very open to discussion on a future call.

The goal is to address some of the feedback on the main list that was along the lines of "the AT can/should be able to figure that out from the markup" and "what is supposed to be in a summary anyway?"  Orientation can't really be figured out from the markup right now, and I agree that almost no one knows what should be in a summary.  There are a lot of different things put in there now, including some things that probably could come from markup, and some things that don't really fit with a layman's definition of the word "summary".  

-----Original Message-----
From: Joshue O Connor [mailto:joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie] 
Sent: Friday, November 20, 2009 12:31 AM
To: Cynthia Shelly
Cc: public-html-a11y@w3.org
Subject: Re: FW: CHANGE PROPOSAL: Table Summary

I don't know if I am sold on the need for the orientation mechanism (orientation="rows|cols" to orientation="horizontal|vertical"). Maybe this is something that we could discuss on a future call?


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