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Re: Issues of @summary and use of data for "decisions"

From: Steve Axthelm <steveax@pobox.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2009 16:12:40 -0700
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
cc: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>, Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <r285ps-1057i-6E579BFED539465AA5916CBBA9192D15@MBP.local>
On 2009-06-23 Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com> wrote:

>How about the following statement?
><caption> is read automatically when the table is encountered.
>summary="" is read only on user request.

That's entirely dependent upon the combination of 
browser/AT/user settings (if any).

With default settings, Jaws 10 reads summary automatically with 
both IE7 and FF3. I believe Window Eyes does the same but I'd 
have to test. Not sure about other AT.



Steve Axthelm
Received on Tuesday, 23 June 2009 23:13:22 UTC

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