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[Bug 14522] New: Why does <table> have <caption> but <figure> have <figcaption> ? They can both just use <caption> instead! Gets rid of unnecessary superfluous elements that just introduce additional complexity.

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Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2011 10:04:20 +0000
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-14522-2495@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14522

           Summary: Why does <table> have <caption> but <figure> have
                    <figcaption> ? They can both just use <caption>
                    instead! Gets rid of unnecessary superfluous elements
                    that just introduce additional complexity.
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
               URL: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#top
        OS/Version: other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: contributor@whatwg.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org


Specification: http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/
Multipage: http://www.whatwg.org/C#top
Complete: http://www.whatwg.org/c#top

Comment:
Why does <table> have <caption> but <figure> have <figcaption> ?

They can both just use <caption> instead!

Gets rid of unnecessary superfluous elements that just introduce additional
complexity.

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