[whatwg] image captions

dolphinling lists at dolphinling.net
Tue Jun 27 04:42:13 PDT 2006

Mihai Sucan wrote:
> Le Tue, 27 Jun 2006 13:00:21 +0300, dolphinling <lists at dolphinling.net> 
> a écrit:
>> fantasai wrote:
>>> I'm wondering what WA1 considers appropriate markup for
>>> a figure with a caption.
>>>  ~fantasai
>> What's wrong with
>> <div>
>>    <img src="">
>>    <p>This is the caption.</p>
>> </div>
>> ? That's how I think of it semantically, and I don't see it as being 
>> common enough to warrant a separate element of its own.
> There's nothing "wrong" with that. Yet, that's not exactly an image 
> caption. There's no explicit association between the <img> and the 
> following <p>.

But there's the implicit association given by the fact that they're 
there, together, in the <div>, and nothing else is. Do you really need 
anything more than that?


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