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Re: ACTION-128: Draft @summary voting text in conjunction with PF

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 8 Jul 2009 20:58:29 +0000 (UTC)
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>, jfoliot@stanford.edu, Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "wai-xtech@w3.org" <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0907082057500.1976@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 8 Jul 2009, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> 
> Right now, the end of the section about how to provide explanatory 
> information about tables currently says this:
> 
> "If a table element has a summary attribute, the user agent may report 
> the contents of that attribute to the user."
> 
> I would suggest that the text from the obsolete features section could 
> go here, to provide clearer guidance: [...]
> 
> I think something like this would provide better guidance to authors.

The section you quote is in the implementation-only part of the spec (i.e. 
it is hidden when you switch to the author view). Does that affect your 
suggestion?

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