Re: CAPTION element for OBJECT?

Walter Ian Kaye (walter@natural-innovations.com)
Wed, 9 Jul 1997 21:45:13 -0700


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Date: Wed, 9 Jul 1997 21:45:13 -0700
To: www-html@w3.org
From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Subject: Re: CAPTION element for OBJECT?

At 11:01p -0400 07/09/97, Liam Quinn wrote:
 >
 > Currently many authors abuse tables
 > to place (visually) a caption with an image

It is not abuse, it is making do with what is available.
It really is unfair of you to blame authors for HTML's shortcomings.
Resourcefulness and creativity are human features, not bugs.

Suggestion: replace "abuse" with "are forced to resort to using".

thanks,
-Walter

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