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Re: Adaptive Image Element Proposal

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2012 00:55:25 +0200
To: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Cc: Adrian Roselli <Roselli@algonquinstudios.com>, Mathew Marquis <mat@matmarquis.com>, Peter Winnberg <peter.winnberg@gmail.com>, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, "public-respimg@w3.org" <public-respimg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20120905005525954747.256b9951@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Laura Carlson, Tue, 4 Sep 2012 15:48:27 -0500:
> On Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 3:14 PM, Adrian Roselli wrote:
>>> From: Mathew Marquis [mailto:mat@matmarquis.com]

> As an on-page or off-page LONG description, full semantics are
> provided with longdesc. And as soon as ISSUE-30 is settled
> successfully, it could be made available to <picture>. Or the picture
> element could allow for semantic programmatically determinable in-page
> rich text long description, if a description element was added to the
> proposal:
> <picture>
> <img src="image.jpg" alt="text alternative">
> <desc>structured rich text description with headings, lists, tables, 
> etc.</desc>
> </picture>

Would it be wrong to view that as a caption element - similar to 
<figcaption>?  I admit that headings, lists, tables sounds "too much" 
for a caption. But then, again: One of the changes from HTML4 to HTML5 
is that the <caption> element can take exactly those elements. I am 
also pretty certain that, typically, the element - whatever its name - 
would not contain whether headings, list or tables ... 
leif halvard silli
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