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RE: empty metadata elements

From: Scarlett Julian (ED) <Julian.Scarlett@sheffield.gov.uk>
Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2003 15:12:09 -0000
Message-ID: <F9BE3B1AB649D311A573009027852E4D02879531@EDUC_MXS>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> I'm inclined to think that
> beyond simple assertions of non-critical information the use 
> of <meta /> is
> flogging a dead horse.

That may be so but for those of us in local gov there is a requirement to include it and I want to make sure that it works as well as a dead horse can ;-)

Thanks for the clarification and I think the moral is that I need to think carefully about which elements of our intended metadata set can have meaningful null values and which *must* be populated.

As an afterthought what does <meta name="DC.accessibility" content="" /> say to people on this list. To me it says that the page/resource complies to no known accessibility standard.

And for those of you who are interested in the UK central Govt approach to accessibility, their example usage of this is <meta name="accessibility" content="Bobby accredited" /> ;P


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