Re: [#293] Summary for tables

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris Ridpath" <>
To: "Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG" <>; "Jens Meiert"
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Cc: <>
Sent: Thursday, July 17, 2003 3:14 PM
Subject: Re: [#293] Summary for tables

>  <table type="layout" />
> The TABLE element does not have a TYPE attribute in HTML4 so, as Roberto
> suggested, this would cause problems.
> Even if approved by the XHTML group this would cause problems with HTML
> validator tools.

Following your suggestion, an attribute that i think could be use is the
"title" attribute. As you know the screen readers works on the table with
the summary attribute. If we create an instruction like this:

<table title="layout" summary="...">

Roberto Scano
IWA/HWG EMEA Coordinator
W3C Advisory Committee Representative for IWA/HWG
International Webmasters Association / HTML Writers Guild -
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