Re: CAPTION element for OBJECT?

Jim Wise (jimw@numenor.turner.com)
Thu, 10 Jul 1997 02:25:31 -0400 (EDT)


Date: Thu, 10 Jul 1997 02:25:31 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Re: CAPTION element for OBJECT?
In-Reply-To: <3.0.2.32.19970709230157.008895f0@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.3.96.970710022206.25088A-100000@numenor.turner.com>
To: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
From: Jim Wise <jimw@numenor.turner.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org

On Wed, 9 Jul 1997, Liam Quinn wrote:

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> Is there any reason why HTML 3.0's CAPTION element [1] for use with FIG 
> [2] hasn't been re-introduced with the OBJECT element in HTML 4.0?  It 
> seems a natural match, and image/object captions are constantly asked for 
> in newsgroups like comp.infosystems.www.authoring.html.  Currently many 
> authors abuse tables to place (visually) a caption with an image, but a 
> CAPTION element with OBJECT would make that unnecessary.

Isn't this role filled by <OBJECT TITLE="foo"> ?

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				Jim Wise
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