[whatwg] The IMG element, proposing a CAPTION attribute

Alexey Feldgendler alexey at feldgendler.ru
Sat Nov 25 02:03:23 PST 2006

On Fri, 24 Nov 2006 09:11:28 +0600, Matthew Raymond  
<mattraymond at earthlink.net> wrote:

>> Second, it contains the word "figure", but I think this can be more
>> generic and work for other elements which have %Text attributes.

>    I think we have two separate issues here. You're trying to address a
> valid concern, but it has nothing to do with figures and figure
> captions, and there's no reason to avoid markup for figures just because
> we want to address the limitations of attributes like |title| and |alt|.

In your opinion, if %Text attributes ("title", "alt") in HTML allowed  
nested markup somehow, wouldn't the "title" attribute sufficient for  
fulfilling the use case of captions?

Alexey Feldgendler <alexey at feldgendler.ru>
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