Re: ISSUE-92 Change Proposal

On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 7:40 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 5:27 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <> wrote:
>> I find nothing objectionable in this Change Proposal, and agree that
>> the example table used in the spec is somewhat contrived and
>> unrealistic.  The example table given in this Change Proposal seems
>> more realistic, exhibiting useful complexity without being
>> overwhelming.
> On second review, I have to retract my statement that there is
> "nothing objectionable".  The table itself is generally acceptable as
> an example of a table.
> However, I had skipped over the part where the @summary attribute is
> reintroduced, and given an explanatory paragraph.  That is not
> relevant to the Issue at hand, and given the current state of the
> @summary attribute, should be removed.  If @summary is later
> reintroduced as a valid attribute in HTML, the example may be amended.
> As well, as a technical detail, a footer for the table should not go
> in a cell of the table.  That is an abuse of table semantics.  It
> should appear in text surrounding the table.
> ~TJ

I did modify the example, adding totals into the tfoot element, and
pulled the credit information out into a paragraph following the


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