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HTML WG Issue
Table Summary Bugs
- Mechanism to Summarize a Table - a detailed history of the issue from 2007 to date. It includes Issue Description, Status, Advice Request to PFWG, Related Bugs, Proposed Solutions, Related References, and Email Discussion Threads.
- Summary Change Proposal Nov 18, 2009
- Details element as a replacement for summary attribute, Feb 15, 2010
- Make the table summary attribute fully conforming in HTML5 - February 21, 2010.
- Table captions and table summaries
- Media independent way to provide table info in the caption element
- Change summary from an attribute to an element
- Change Proposal: Reinstate the table summary attribute as a fully conforming part of HTML 5 - July 2011
- Details element as a replacement for the summary attribute - Open from 2010-02-22 to 2010-02-25.