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Re: Alternate proposals for ISSUE-83

From: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2010 18:51:41 -0500
Message-ID: <7c2a12e21001141551r1db4a04ch138e2d5a017e6e28@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, public-html <public-html@w3.org>
On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 2:03 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
> A) Use <fltcap> as the caption for both <details> and <figure>. No special
> body elements. [Submitted by Shelley Powers]
> B) Use a caption="" attribute on any element as the caption for <figure>,
> with no special body element. No change for <details>. [Submitted by Tab
> Atkins]
> C) Use <fcaption> as the caption for <figure> and <dlabel> as the caption
> for <details>. No special body elements. [Submitted by Maciej Stachowiak]
> D) Use <fcaption> as the caption for <figure> and <dlabel> as the caption
> for <details>. Use optional <fbody> and <dbody> respectively for their
> bodies. [Submitted by Tab Atkins]

I definitely prefer either C or D.  <fltcap> is hard to understand,
and using an attribute here is weird.  Of the two, I can definitely
see the argument for D, but I'm not sure the extra elements are worth
it, so I'm undecided.
Received on Thursday, 14 January 2010 23:52:15 GMT

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