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Re: 1.4 h: Explainer?

From: Len Bullard <cbullard@hiwaay.net>
Date: Fri, 07 Feb 1997 10:29:25 -0600
Message-ID: <32FB5865.CCE@hiwaay.net>
To: Liora Alschuler <Liora@The-Word-Electric.com>
CC: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Liora Alschuler wrote:
> 1.4.h Does "explainer" make anyone else uncomfortable?

Yes.  Sounds like Howard Cosell.

> I added this question, at risk of bringing up something on which there is
> already concensus, because I can find no reason not to call a caption a
> "caption".
> This is a link caption so call it a "link caption" or if there are reasons
> not to use caption, then some of the other common words already used to
> describe what it does: "link title" or "link subtitle"

VRML uses Description.   Caption is better than explainer.

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