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Re: aside and figure elements

From: Bruce Lawson <brucel@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2010 20:55:59 +0100
To: "Laura Carlson" <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "Shelley Powers" <shelleyp@burningbird.net>, "Steven Faulkner" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>, "HTML Accessibility Task Force" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
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On Mon, 07 Jun 2010 19:05:25 +0100, Laura Carlson  
<laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Bruce,
>
>>> I couldn't accept that; it's throwing the baby out with the bath water.
>>> I'd rather some ambiguity between aside and figure in edge cases than  
>>> the
>>> inability to have a video or a data table as an illustrative figure.
>
> Hmmm. You said, "a video or a data table".  In the singular.  Is that
> the key, Bruce? What do you think of restricting figure to a single
> element as content to help simplify?

No - I think the example of one figure, multiple images in  
http://html5doctor.com/the-figure-figcaption-elements/ is legitimate

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