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[whatwg] image captions

From: David Walbert <dwalbert@learnnc.org>
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 20:02:52 -0400
Message-ID: <3394B92B-5009-4431-8EA9-F89885357325@learnnc.org>
On Jun 28, 2006, at 7:45 PM, Lachlan Hunt wrote:

> A caption doesn't even come close to being a good long description.

Agreed, and conversely, a literal description of the image makes a  
poor caption -- it would be redundant to anyone who can see the  
image. A good caption enhances the content of the image, usually by  
telling the reader/viewer/listener why the image was included in the  

David Walbert
dwalbert at learnnc.org
Received on Wednesday, 28 June 2006 17:02:52 UTC

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