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Re: Tables and the Summary attribute

From: Jon Gibbins (dotjay) <dotjay@nov5th.net>
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2005 09:28:52 +0100
Message-ID: <43326B44.8040401@nov5th.net>
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Terrence Wood wrote:
> What is the best use of the table summary attribute to (A) summarize the
> content of the table, or (B) provide a descriptive narrative on the
> structure of the table?

The most useful information I would say would be (A) - use the summary 
attribute to summarise the content of the table.

As a side note, not that I use tables for layout, but if you need to, I 
would use a blank summary attribute for layout tables.

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