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Re: Movement on @summary

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2009 19:56:11 +0300
To: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Message-Id: <EB84BAA8-69C2-4607-B596-02C4A6BE9009@iki.fi>
Cc: "'HTML WG'" <public-html@w3.org>, "'W3C WAI-XTECH'" <wai-xtech@w3.org>
On Aug 6, 2009, at 03:16, John Foliot wrote:

> At this time, the 'warning' remains undefined and unwritten.  *If*
> @summary is ultimately deemed obsolete but conformant (again, simply
> another undecided possability at this time) then this 'warning  
> language'
> will need to be determined (hopefully by consensus, and not by proxy)

I don't like the idea of HTML 5 prescribing UI strings for any class  
of product, but what would you write (max 2 sentences) as the message  
(let's avoid the word "warning" for now) emitted by a validator upon  
seeing an attribute called summary on an element called table?

Henri Sivonen
Received on Thursday, 6 August 2009 16:56:58 UTC

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