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Re: Draft text for summary attribute definition

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 1 Mar 2009 08:09:50 +0000 (UTC)
To: Robert J Burns <rob@robburns.com>
Cc: Gez Lemon <gez.lemon@gmail.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>, Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0903010809210.8214@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Sat, 28 Feb 2009, Robert J Burns wrote:
> I think we should discourage the use of layout tables, but that we 
> shouldn't avoid guiding authors who use them (unless we're prepared to 
> prohibit their use and say "authors must not use layout tables").

The spec does in fact currently prohibit them, explicitly, several times.

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