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

From: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Date: Thu, 09 Jul 2009 08:20:13 +0100
Message-ID: <4A559A2D.2010202@cfit.ie>
To: Murray Maloney <murray@muzmo.com>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "wai-xtech@w3.org" <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Murray Maloney wrote:
> At 04:41 PM 7/8/2009 -0700, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>> For these reasons, I think it is helpful to explain the problems with
>> summary="", more so than for the other attributes. I think the
>> explanation could be either in the section on explanatory information
>> for tables, or in the obsolete features section, but either way I
>> think it is helpful to provide it.
>>
>> That being said, I don't really want to micromanage the exact spec
>> text. I'm just explaining why I think further explanatory material in
>> the spec text is merited.
>
> I agree that further explanatory text is needed, but I am not so sure
> that it needs to be so pejorative.

+1.  There will be a vote on the status of @summary (and its future).
Personally I would prefer if there were no re-jigging of the spec until
the @summary vote has been completed.

Cheers

Josh
Received on Thursday, 9 July 2009 07:21:04 UTC

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