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Re: XHTML2: caption element in object and table modules

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2009 08:27:13 -0600
Message-ID: <497730C1.8040302@aptest.com>
To: Roland Merrick <roland_merrick@uk.ibm.com>
CC: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>, XHTML WG <public-xhtml2@w3.org>, public-xhtml2-request@w3.org

Agreed Roland.  What I meant was we could use label with object - 
doesn't matter to me.  They have the same semantics in my mind.

Roland Merrick wrote:
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> Greetings Shane, I'm not sure what you intend when you say " we could 
> use that as well ". I would like to be sure that we can continue to use 
> caption with table.
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> Regards, Roland
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> From: 	Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
> To: 	Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>
> Cc: 	XHTML WG <public-xhtml2@w3.org>
> Date: 	14/01/2009 17:27
> Subject: 	Re: XHTML2: caption element in object and table modules
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> 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.
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> 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.
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>  > 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:
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>  >> 1. Define the caption element in each module (different content 
> models, so
>  >> no conflict even if semantics differ).
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>  >> 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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