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[Bug 14555] New: Hi, I'd just like to understand why not using the already-defined "caption" tag, currently used only for tables, as a child of the new "figure" tag. Thanks.

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Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2011 07:26:21 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14555

           Summary: Hi, I'd just like to understand why not using the
                    already-defined "caption" tag, currently used only for
                    tables, as a child of the new "figure" tag. Thanks.
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
               URL: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#the
                    -figcaption-element
        OS/Version: other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: other Hixie drafts (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: contributor@whatwg.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org


Specification:
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/grouping-content.html
Multipage: http://www.whatwg.org/C#the-figcaption-element
Complete: http://www.whatwg.org/c#the-figcaption-element

Comment:
Hi, I'd just like to understand why not using the already-defined "caption"
tag, currently used only for tables, as a child of the new "figure" tag.
Thanks.

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