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Re: 1.4 h: Explainer?

From: Liora Alschuler <Liora@The-Word-Electric.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Feb 1997 08:17:49 -0500
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To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
>At 4:49 PM 2/7/97, Jon Bosak wrote:
>>I don't like "explainer" either (there seems to be a consensus
>>building on the dislike, anyway), but "caption" is too
>>presentationally specific; you wouldn't want to call this a caption if
>>it were an item in a menu list, for example.  I would suggest "label"
>>(that is, more formally, "link label").

>[David Durand]
>I don't like the terms description or caption in any permutations or
>variations because they imply formatting semantics.

"Description" does not speak to me of format, but neither does "link label"
which is short and sweet.


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