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Re: Scope on TD


From: Joshue O Connor
Date: May 20, 2011 5:18AM

On 20/05/2011 05:25, Jukka K. Korpela wrote:
> HTML5 is still a draft and will remain a draft for a long time, no
> matter how eagerly some people label it with the oxymoron "living
> standard". So this may well change in future. Current HTML5 drafts also
> declare the ABBR and AXIS attributes on TD and TH elements and the
> SUMMARY attribute on TABLE element as obsolete, but I would be surprised
> if this won't be changed.

Prepare to be surprised. The @summary is on Hixie's (the editor of the
HTML5 spec) list of Americas most wanted as being 'actively harmful for
accessibility'. As amazing as this statement is, what's more amazing is
that it has been preserved for all to see in the internet's aethers.

Warning: *long* mail..[1]



[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2009Feb/0601.html

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