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[Bug 13175] Allow LEGEND to be LEGEND of FORM itself, without need for wrapping FIELDSET

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--- Comment #5 from Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> 2011-07-07 18:31:02 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #4)
> (In reply to comment #3)
> > Using <h1> is a perfectly elegant and correct solution.  "legend" is just
> > another word for "h1" (along with "figcaption", "summary", "title", "th", and a
> > few other heading elements).
> 
> Do you mean that we are free to arbitrarily use these elements in place of each
> other? For example, FIGCAPTION instead of TH, or TH instead of H1, or some
> another similar semantic soup? Really?

No, I mean that they're all the same semantically.  Thus, there's no semantic
difference between using <h1> in <form> (currently allowed) and using <legend>
in <form> (currently not allowed).  Since there's no difference, just use the
one that's already allowed.

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