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ISSUE-32 (table-summary): Include a summary attribute for tables? [HTML 5 spec]

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ISSUE-32 (table-summary): Include a summary attribute for tables? [HTML 5 spec]


Raised by: James Graham
On product: HTML 5 spec

Raised on behalf of Joshue O'Connor

HTML 4 has a summary attribute on tables allowing authors to provide a textual hint as to the purpose of a table. This attribute is not currently in HTML 5. This change may have an impact on accessibility and the so the attribute should be considered for inclusion in HTML 5.

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