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RE: Taking another round at @summary

From: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Date: Wed, 6 Jan 2010 15:50:00 -0800 (PST)
To: "'Leif Halvard Silli'" <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, "'Jonas Sicking'" <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: "'Denis Boudreau'" <dboudreau@webconforme.com>, "'HTML Accessibility Task Force'" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, "'HTML WG Public List'" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <00de01ca8f2a$f5c61bc0$e1525340$@edu>
Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
> It is a general problem with the current
> draft that the only thing that is specifically dedicated to explain the
> table structure, is an obsoleted attribute - @summary.

Point of clarification Leif, @summary was removed from the list of
obsolete attributes (http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#obsolete),
although the draft still treats it as a second-class citizen by suggesting
that it needs to generate a warning whenever used, even if/when it might
be used appropriately and correctly.

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