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[Bug 13296] The use of the <label> element as a 'caption' not clearly defined.

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Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #11 from Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com> 2011-07-19 19:11:18 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #8)
> (In reply to comment #7)
> > Once again, there is no content model implications.  There is no conformance
> > criteria.
> 
> I disagree, but we shall see.
> 
> > Look in your dictionary for the definition of the word.
> 
> ?? So how is an author to know the difference between the 'spec' use of a term,
> or the Websters/Concise Oxford use of the term? 

General Definitions include:

1. the part of a legal document that shows where, when, and by what authority
it was taken, found, or executed
2a. the heading especially of an article or document : title 
2b : the explanatory comment or designation accompanying a pictorial
illustration 
3c : a motion-picture subtitle 
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caption

1. A title, short explanation, or description accompanying an illustration or a
photograph.
2. A series of words superimposed on the bottom of television or motion picture
frames that communicate dialogue to the hearing-impaired or translate foreign
dialogue.
3. A title or heading, as of a document or article.
4. Law The heading of a pleading or other document that identifies the parties,
court, term, and number of the action.
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/caption

1. a title or explanation for a picture or illustration, especially in a
magazine.
2. a heading or title, as of a chapter, article, or page.
3. Movies, Television . the title of a scene, the text of a speech, etc.,
superimposed on the film and projected onto the screen.
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/caption

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