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Re: XHTML2: caption element in object and table modules

From: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2009 17:22:38 +0000
Message-ID: <ed77aa9f0901140922i9a0fb73j119e8731476de050@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Shane McCarron" <shane@aptest.com>
Cc: "XHTML WG" <public-xhtml2@w3.org>

I agree with your second suggestion. The only question I have is
whether the label element from XForms could be used instead, or
whether we see caption and label as slightly different.

On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 4:35 PM, Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com> wrote:
> In my work on the XML Schema implementation, I noticed that there is a
> "caption" element in the object module that is not defined in the object
> module.  Instead, it is inherited from the table module.  I don't think we
> should be making the object module dependent upon the caption module, so I
> think we have two choices:
> 1. Define the caption element in each module (different content models, so
> no conflict even if semantics differ).
> 2. Define an XHTML Caption Module and have object and table point to it.
> I am inclined to do 2) because it is consistent with the approach we have
> taken in the past with regard to reuse.  Comments?
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