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Re: captions

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 15 Apr 2006 12:32:54 +0100
Message-ID: <4440D9E6.4090206@splintered.co.uk>
To: www-style@w3.org

fantasai wrote:
> We currently have a 'caption-side' property for manipulating table 
> captions.
> They can be moved above or below the table without affecting the markup 
> at all.
> I think the same kind of control should be available for figure 
> captions, source
> code snippet captions, etc. We could turn them all into tables, but that 
> doesn't
> seem appropriate: tables carry a lot of other baggage besides the 
> ability to
> manipulate caption positions.

Unless I'm missing something, that would also require a change to the 
markup language to actually define and associate a caption element to 
images, code snippets, etc.

Patrick H. Lauke
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