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Re: [XHTML2] Suggestion: generalize CAPTION element

From: Toby A Inkster <tobyink@goddamn.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 4 Feb 2003 21:11:30 +0000
To: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030204211130.GA27640@ophelia.goddamn.co.uk>
On Tue, Feb 04, 2003 at 04:53:18PM +0100, Bert Bos wrote:
| So I'm asking that XHTML not only generalizes the SRC attribute, but
| also the CAPTION element:
| 
|     <p src="diagram.svg">
|       <caption>Diagram of the main relations.</caption>
|       <!-- text alternative: -->
|       The root node has several child nodes, which interconnect.
|     </p>

An alternative method would be to use a caption attribute for embedded 
objects:

<object src="duck.png" caption="duckcaption">
  [A picture of a duck]
</object>
<p id="duckcaption">
  A duck from the village pond.
</p>

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