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Re: Questions about TABLE SUMMARY element

From: Karl Ove Hufthammer <huftis@bigfoot.com>
Date: Sat, 27 May 2000 00:39:50 +0200
Message-ID: <007401bfc763$5ba6a1c0$72359fc3@huftis>
To: "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@w3.org>, "Joel Sanda" <joels@ecollege.com>
Cc: "W3C/WAI (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
----- Original Message -----
From: "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@w3.org>
To: "Joel Sanda" <joels@ecollege.com>
Cc: "W3C/WAI (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Saturday, May 27, 2000 12:10 AM
Subject: Re: Questions about TABLE SUMMARY element

| In theory I think the limit for the size of an element including all
| attribute content is 32k (i.e. very big) but in practise I would
| keeping it shorter. Given that the summary attribute isn't available
on many
| of the current generation of browsers, you might also consider using a
| caption element instead - that is rendered by nearly everything.

The Mozilla browser (and therefor Netscape 6) will display the 'summary'
attribute as a tooltip. It the table also includes a 'title' attribute,
this will be displayed in the same tooltip.

Karl Ove Hufthammer
Received on Friday, 26 May 2000 18:40:32 UTC

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