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Re: what is dt?

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2009 20:20:23 +0200
Message-ID: <4AB3CF67.9030209@xn--mlform-iua.no>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, public-html@w3.org, Shelley Powers <shelleyp@burningbird.net>
Leif Halvard Silli On 09-09-18 20.15:

> Tab Atkins Jr. On 09-09-18 16.58:
>> On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 9:33 AM, Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au> wrote:


[ snip ]

>> A third solution (that was actually suggested by you, Lachlan,
>> yesterday in IRC) is to use an attribute to disambiguate the caption
>> from the content.  So you'd have markup like:
>>
>> <figure>
>>   <p caption>Exhibit A</p>
>>   <h1>Madonna and child</h1>
>>   <img src="foo" alt="bar">
>> </figure>
> 
> As Lachlan said, one disadvantage to this would be that it would 
> be impossible to place the caption /last/. Unless you also add a 
> special rule for last child ...
> 
> Also, if you can accept <figure caption >, then why not <dl figure 
>  > instead?


correction: I meant, if you can accept <p caption>, then why not 
<dl figure> instead?
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leif halvard silli
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