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Re: use of figure/figcaption

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2010 11:03:15 +0100
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To: James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
hi James, thanks

I think my use of the word 'primary' was incorrect, i guess what i was
trying to convey that if used in the context of a photo site such as
flickr, there will potentially millions+ instances of its use, which
makes it an important use case.


On 8 June 2010 10:35, James Graham <jgraham@opera.com> wrote:
> On 06/08/2010 10:52 AM, Steven Faulkner wrote:
>> Please correct me, but i would have thought that a primary use case
>> for the figure/figcaption elements would be to mark up images such as:
>> http://www.flickr.com/photos/dunechaser/134672022/
> I don't think this is the primary use case, but I think it is a reasonable
> use case.
>> Am i reading the spec incorrectly or is the spec incorrect or is the
>> use in the example incorrect?
> I think the spec allows this (as it should), but I don't think it is very
> clear. Filed a bug [1].
> [1] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9876

with regards

Steve Faulkner
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