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RE: <caption> and <figcaption>

From: Sean Hayes <Sean.Hayes@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2010 16:50:04 +0000
To: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
CC: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <8DEFC0D8B72E054E97DC307774FE4B911A4F9D13@DB3EX14MBXC303.europe.corp.microsoft.com>
That's disappointing. HTML5 is going to even more gnarly than I feared then.

-----Original Message-----
From: Laura Carlson [mailto:laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com] 
Sent: Monday, April 26, 2010 12:37 AM
To: Sean Hayes
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force
Subject: Re: <caption> and <figcaption>

Hi Sean,

> Sorry to divert this thread, but I don't see any technical difference 
> between <figcaption> and <caption>. Why don't we simply generalise the 
> latter so it can appear anywhere.

It would be a good idea but there seems to be legacy parsing issues. Check:
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=6543


Best Regards,
Laura

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Laura L. Carlson

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