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Re: XHTML2: caption element in object and table modules

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2009 11:27:12 -0600
Message-ID: <496E2070.4020208@aptest.com>
To: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>
CC: XHTML WG <public-xhtml2@w3.org>

I think that label (as defined in the list module) is similar, and we 
could use that as well.  I did not realize that label collided with the 
label element in xforms.  That's a bummer.

Mark Birbeck wrote:
> 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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Shane P. McCarron                          Phone: +1 763 786-8160 x120
Managing Director                            Fax: +1 763 786-8180
ApTest Minnesota                            Inet: shane@aptest.com
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