[whatwg] Heading, binding, LH (was:XSLT: HTML 5 --> HTML)

David Latapie david at empyree.org
Tue Feb 13 06:44:28 PST 2007

On Tue, 13 Feb 2007 09:21:27 -0500, Michel Fortin wrote:
> Le 2007-02-13 à 8:07, David Latapie a écrit :
>> This is my belief there is a need for properly “binding” (is that the
>> right term) a picture and description. I'd go further by saying we need
>> the rethink the “master-slave”/“content-description” relationship in
>> table+caption
>> image+description (not speaking of "alt" here)
>> dt+dd
>> list+introduction to the list (LH)
> <table>+<caption> works fine already.
> Image+description should be covered by <figure>, although its current 
> restrictions are pretty limitative in my opinion.
> <dt>+<dd> works fine too, I think. It may be used as a substitute for 
> <figure> currently, but I think the appearance of <figure> in the 
> spec will make this practice obsolete.
> As for lists, maybe <legend> should be allowed within list elements, 
> although I can't say I have seen as much interest for this as for 
> captioning images.
> So I wonder what is to rethink exactly, because beside some minor 
> issues it seems to be evolving in the right direction.

What I meant is that these values shall be merged. For now, it seems 
like “double standards, two sets of rules” : we have several key-value 
here, but all have their own tag. Correct me if I'm wrong but it seems 
there is room for reduction here.
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