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Implementation Evidence and Examples of @summary in use

From the U.S Census Bureau Website

[Provided by Katie Haritos-Shea]

TABLE: Population Pyramids and Demographic Summary Indicators for States

SUMMARY TEXT: (short) summary="table listing of states"

TABLE: Table 1. Income Distribution Measures, by Definition of Income: 2009

SUMMARY TEXT: (short) summary="Table 1. Income Distribution Measures, by Definition of Income: 2010"

TABLE: FINC-01. Selected Characteristics of Families by Total Money Income in 2009

SUMMARY TEXT: summary="Table 1 - Selected Characteristics of Families, by Total Money Income"

TABLE: FINC-04. Presence of Related Children Under 18 Years Old--Married Couple Families, by Total Money Income in 2008, Work Experience in 2008, Race and Hispanic Origin of Reference Person.

SUMMARY TEXT: summary="Table 04 - Presence of Related Children Under 18 Years Old--Married Couple Families, by Total Money Income, Work Experience, Race and Hispanic Origin of Reference Person"

Examples of @summary from Oracle® Data Provider for .NET Developer's Guide

[Provided by Gregory Rosmaita]

There are many examples of @summary in use from the Oracle® Data Provider for .NET Developer's Guide.

TABLE Table 3-30 Configuration Attributes. SUMMARY TEXT" summary="rows are attributes, column 1 is name, column 2 is description"

TABLE There are several uses of @summary on this page that include the following:

More from Oracle® Data Provider for .NET Developer's Guide include:

  • SUMMARY TEXT="Lists the commands used to display the current swap space."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="Lists the required disk space for the server software and seed database."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="Lists the operating system versions required by Oracle9i, and the commands to display the current operation system version."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="Lists the operating system patches required, and the Wed sites where you can download them."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="Lists the versions of JRE installed with Oracle9i."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="Lists commands used to display installed patches."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="Lists the required JRE patches."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="Lists the operating system and font packages required."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="Lists the commands used to determine the installed operating system packages."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="Lists the required X Server, Windows Manager, and other executables required."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="This table lists the restrictions and requirements for installing Oracle9i Options."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="This table lists the precompilers and tools restrictions and requirements for the UNIX platforms."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="This table lists the networking and system management restrictions and requirements for the UNIX platforms."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="This table lists the supported authentication methods and requirements."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="this table lists kernel parameter settings needed for Oracle, and what these settings do."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="minumum values for operating system kernel parameters"
  • SUMMARY TEXT="This table lists the utilities with which to create the OSDBA group."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="Table describes the properties for the oracle account."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="Table lists the utilities to add the oracle account for all the platforms."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="This table lists the commands to ensure oracle account access to ORAINVENTORY."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="This table lists the properties of the Apache user for installation."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="This table lists the utilities to add the Apache user."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="This table provides a summary of the environment variables."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="Lists the shell search path for all the platforms."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="This table lists the commands to verify if cluster membership monitor is running."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="This table lists the command to verify the path."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="This is a layout table to format a tip"
  • SUMMARY TEXT="This is a layout table to format a note"
  • SUMMARY TEXT="This table lists the Pro FORTRAN precompiler directory."
  • SUMMARY TEXT="This table lists the SQL Module ADA precompiler directory."

Other examples of @summary in the wild include:

Open Accessibility Meetings & Minutes: 2010.

  1. SUMMARY TEXT="Open Accessibility Workgroup Meetings and Minutes for 2010. There are 5 columns in this table: Date, Agenda, Minutes, and Audio/Comments"

Sortable headings for search bookshare results tables.

  1. SUMMARY TEXT="Search results sorted by title, ascending"

AFB: American Foundation for the Blind

  1. SUMMARY TEXT="This table holds a colored bar that separates the page content from the header."
  2. SUMMARY TEXT="This table is used to contain the content of this page. The first cell will contain a photo. The second cell will contain primary information on this page. The third cell will contain links to secondary information."
  3. SUMMARY TEXT="This table contains the legal notice."

WebElements

SUMMARY TEXT="This periodic table is used to navigate to the elements"

Audible (USA)

Uses summaries on users' Wishlist, Shopping Cart, Check Out, etc. Checkout Table:

  1. SUMMARY TEXT="This table lists the items in your shopping cart after applying credits and discounts. The Total price is the amount that would be charged to your credit card when you click on complete purchase"

Shopping Cart Table:

  1. SUMMARY TEXT="This table lists the items in your shopping cart."

Bank of America (USA)

Accessible Banking

  1. SUMMARY TEXT="This table holds the link to change the state setting."
  2. SUMMARY TEXT="Content Table"

Find ATMs and Banking Centers

  1. SUMMARY TEXT="SearchBox"
  2. SUMMARY TEXT="Table to hold Language Toggle."

Mozilla Accessibility Project

  1. SUMMARY TEXT="Mozilla accessibility discussion groups"
  2. Note: the table on the Mozilla Accessibility Project front page uses scope="col"

SourceForge.net

  1. SUMMARY TEXT="Latest file listings for the Gaim project"
  2. SUMMARY TEXT="File listings for the Int64.org project"

Australian Government

  1. SUMMARY TEXT="Table 3: Number of health professionals in selected countries"

http://www.yourhealth.gov.au/internet/yourhealth/publishing.nsf/Content/nphc-draftreportsupp-toc~nphc-draftreportsupp-ch3~nphc-draftreportsupp-ch3-comp

HSE Health and Safety Executive UK

  1. SUMMARY TEXT="Some common disinfectants and their appropriate uses"

http://www.hse.gov.uk/lau/lacs/76-2app.htm#table2

Technical Requirements Mapping for TTML

  1. SUMMARY TEXT="A four column table with main information in column 4 about whether and how TTML addresses the requirement referenced in column 1 and 2 and classified in column 3."

Tesco (UK)

Tesco Access (page describing how accessibility has been built-into the latest iteration of the Tesco web site.)

Old W3C Site

  1. SUMMARY TEXT="Layout table: The first cell contains a navigation bar of W3C technologies, the second contains news, and the third another navigation bar of W3C pages."

US Government Website

[Provided by Steve Faulkner]

From the official US government website, Steve Faulkner entered the term "table" and "table 1" into the USA.gov portal site simple search form. Checked the first 10 pages of the search results for each term (approximately 200 pages total). Recorded the details of the first result for a domain that contained a table element or elements that had a summary attribute.

BDO UK

[Provided by Léonie Watson]

BDO UK (find a partner search results)

  • Select any search criteria and the subsequent results table has the following summary:

SUMMARY TEXT: "Information for key contacts within BDO. Names in the left hand column, and additional information such as position, sector, services, location and telephone number in the remaining columns."

UK Broads Authority

UK Broads Authority (tides timetable)

SUMMARY TEXT: "The next 30 days of high and low tide times".

Sainsbury's supermarket (UK)

Sainsbury's supermarket (product search results)

SUMMARY TEXT: Search for any product and the subsequent results table has the following summary: "This table contains products and allows you to add them to your trolley."

Once logged in, all data tables within the Sainsbury's website have summaries. For example:

  • Summary: "This table summarises your orders that are currently scheduled."
  • Summary: "This table summarises the orders you have placed."
  • Summary: "This table contains delivery times available and unavailable for your order."

Lloyds TSB (personal bank statement)

Lloyds TSB (personal bank statement)

SUMMARY TEXT: Once logged into Lloyds TSB internet banking, all statement tables have summaries, such as the following: "Table displaying the statement for your account Current Account 0000000000."


Freedom Scientific (Surf's Up):

There are multiple tables on this page all of which have summaries, including:

SUMMARY TEXT #1: "A table that has the name of the network down the left side and the show times across the top. This is table one."

SUMMARY TEXT #2: "A table that has the average high temperature, low temperature, and gulf water temperature across the top and the months of the year down the left hand side for the Saint Petersburg area."

SUMMARY TEXT #13 "Listing of sales contacts by state. The region is in column one and the company name is in column two. More information about each company is located in columns 3 through 8."

US Army (Medal of Honour recipients).

There are two tables on this page, each of which has a summary:

SUMMARY TEXT #1: "List of Medal of Honor Recipients by Conflict (battle, campaign, or war)"

SUMMARY TEXT #2: "List of Medal of Honor Recipients by Military Branch"

Commonwealth of Massachusetts (Fiscal budget).

SUMMARY TEXT:"Budget Recommendations Summary for all Government Areas with one level of row and column headers"

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration(Corporate Services

[Provided by Bruce Bailey]

SUMMARY TEXT:" Office of the Chief Administrative Officer Administrative Chief Administrative Officer, EEO and Diversity Advisor and Special Assistant to the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer"

SUMMARY TEXT:" Office of the Chief Administrative Officer Administrative Staff Contacts"

SUMMARY TEXT:" Office of the Chief Administrative Officer Business Analysis and Investment Planning Staff Contacts"

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (RDC)

SUMMARY TEXT:" NOAA FOIA Corporate Services and Front Office Contacts."

SUMMARY TEXT:" NOAA FOIA Service Centers and Liaisons."

U.S. Access Board

U.S. Access Board: Use of @summary example 1

SUMMARY TEXT:" Cost Estimates for Automated Stop and Route Announcements."

U.S. Access Board: Use of @summary example 2

SUMMARY TEXT:" Four columns and four rows of data in two groups."

U.S. Access Board: Use of @summary example 3

SUMMARY TEXT:" Seventy-nine rows of data in three columns, sorted by increasing value in third column. There are some hyperlinked notes."


U.S. Access Board: Use of @summary example 4

SUMMARY TEXT:" Five rows of data in four columns, without column headings."


U.S. Access Board: Use of @summary example 5

SUMMARY TEXT:" Many rows of data in three columns and three row groups. Scope is used for header and data associate. There are some empty cells."


U.S. Access Board: Use of @summary example 6

SUMMARY TEXT:"Two columns, many rows of data. Second column is mostly URLs."


U.S. Access Board: Use of @summary example 7

SUMMARY TEXT:" Six rows of data with eight labled [sic] columns."


U.S. Access Board: Use of @summary example 8

SUMMARY TEXT:" Thirteen rows data in ten columns, plus two summary rows at end."

Social Security:The Official Website of the U.S. Social Security Administration

SUMMARY TEXT:" Sports cars by various manufacturers".

SUMMARY TEXT:" Used cars for sale".

Roundcube Web mail system

[Provided by Leif Halvard Silli]

The Roundcube Web Mail system - which is included in many cPanel implementations, uses summary the following way, to inform that the table lists all the messages of the current 'mail folder':

<table id="messagelist" cellspacing="0" summary="Message list">
  e-mail messages are listed here
</table>