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[whatwg] many messages regarding image captions

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2006 01:15:28 -0500
Message-ID: <456BD400.9010907@inkedblade.net>
Michel Fortin wrote:
> 
>> ...suggests we may want to have multiple <legend> elements per <figure>,
>> to allow for a caption and photo credit to be given. What do people 
>> think?
>> Would some other way of inline giving photo credit metadata be better?
> 
> I think that could be useful. But my opinion is that it'd probably be 
> better to find a way to do this in the same manner for table captions 
> too. (A table caption citing the source for its data is quite common.) I 
> think it'd be wiser to do this using inline elements inside <legend> or 
> <caption>.

I'd suggest using <address>, e.g.

   <figure>
     <img>
     <address>Photo by Mariel</address>
   </figure>

   <figure>
     <img>
     <caption>Carcassonne</caption>
     <address>Photo by Mariel</address>
   </figure>

~fantasai
Received on Monday, 27 November 2006 22:15:28 UTC

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