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Re: Draft text for summary attribute definition

From: Matt Morgan-May <mattmay@adobe.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Mar 2009 12:45:26 -0800
To: Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>, Robert J Burns <rob@robburns.com>
CC: Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>, Philip TAYLOR <Philip-and-LeKhanh@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C5D18566.1BB75%mattmay@adobe.com>
On 3/1/09 11:59 AM, "Leif Halvard Silli" <lhs@malform.no> wrote:
> I don't want to hide any issues: Matt mentioned something about
> 'navigation tables' [1] (which to mee seems like a variant of
> layout tables, to be frank). But other than that, I agree strongly.

I didn't intend to introduce a term of art. I meant to say that, if there's
a table used to lay out navigation links, then @summary="navigation" would
tip off screen reader users in table mode where to find their nav. I'm not
saying it's a right or wrong use of @summary, but it is used that way.

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