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Re: [#248] Data and layout tables: identifying and marking

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Fri, 30 May 2003 08:15:52 -0700
Cc: "Chris Ridpath" <chris.ridpath@utoronto.ca>, "WAI WCAG List" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
To: "John M Slatin" <john_slatin@austin.utexas.edu>
Message-Id: <9A2E3074-92B1-11D7-8C08-000393D9E692@idyllmtn.com>


On Friday, May 30, 2003, at 07:20 AM, John M Slatin wrote:

> I feel very strongly that the summary attribute should be required only
> for data tables, and that it should *not* be used at all (or should be
> set to null) for all layout tables, including the first one.

Agreed.  Set it to null explicitly -- that way (as with alt) -- we know 
that it
just wasn't left blank by mistake.


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