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RE: Adoption agency in foster parented content

From: Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2008 14:30:08 -0800
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
CC: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <14636E983DBC96408C4D669AFA9B86C0335679B164@NA-EXMSG-W602.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>
Simon Pieters [mailto:simonp@opera.com] wrote:
>On Mon, 11 Feb 2008 22:15:42 +0100, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU> wrote:
>> Chris, does this <caption> actually appear in the DOM in IE?  What
>> happens if the table already has a <caption>?
>
>Yes, but its tagName is the empty string. The real caption is rendered
>below the other "captions".

I'm not surprised at that behavior.  I think we probably internally labeled it an auto caption or something.  :(

>I think Opera initially inserted a real caption element, but that was
>changed to an "anonymous" caption (not visible in the DOM) for compat
>reasons.

Probably a smarter thing to do.

-Chris
Received on Monday, 11 February 2008 22:30:18 UTC

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