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Re: proposal: modify the figure element

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2013 15:48:51 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+V=yQHSH+_Xu7WqfE8QnUoB9Ye54QOKX-_M3XrmexYRsuQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Adrian Roselli <Roselli@algonquinstudios.com>
Cc: Mallory van Achterberg <stommepoes@stommepoes.nl>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
>I know you didn't ask me...

question was meant for anyone!

thanks for the input.




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Regards

SteveF
HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>


On 20 June 2013 15:05, Adrian Roselli <Roselli@algonquinstudios.com> wrote:

> >From: Steve Faulkner [mailto:faulkner.steve@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, June 20, 2013 7:39 AM
> >
> > hi mallory,
> >
> > >I don't know how clear that explanation would seem to the average dev
> (code
> > >examples would solve that though).
> >
> > do you have suggestions for how the text could be made clearer?
>
> I know you didn't ask me...
>
> This part confused me (though on the site I can see that "label" isn't
> wrapped in a <code>, though on first read I assumed it referenced the
> <label> element):
>
> "Authors are encouraged to consider using labels to refer to figures,
> rather than using  such relative references, so that the page can easily be
> restyled without affecting the page's  meaning."
>
> Since you asked about the text, perhaps reference coding methods?
>
> "Authors are encouraged to consider using labels (whether by anchor links,
> ARIA described-by, or other discovery methods within the code) to refer to
> figures, rather than using  such relative references, so that the page can
> easily be restyled without affecting the page's  meaning."
>
> And then show an example:
>
> <a href="#Figure1">Figure 1 shows an example of pasta consumption over
> time</a>.
>
> <figure id="Figure1">
> [SVG, IMG, etc]
> <figcaption> Figure 1: Pasta consumption over time.</figcaption>
> </figure>
>
>
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