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[Bug 13296] The use of the <label> element as a 'caption' not clearly defined.

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Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2011 17:46:03 +0000
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--- Comment #6 from Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie> 2011-07-19 17:46:03 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #5)
> Yes, some words have a specific meaning in the spec separate from their English
> meaning.  Those words are linked to their definition when used.  The word
> "caption" there in the first paragraph of the <label> element's description is
> not a link, and thus takes on its normal english definition.  There are many
> words in this section that are not underlined, and thus take their normal
> english definitions, even if similar words are sometimes used in a specific
> spec meaning.

Yes, and this is why I am filling this bug as I think the fact 'caption' is not
a link (to a suitable definition/content model etc) is an omission.

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