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Subject: Re: [docbook-tc] Simplified DocBook

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/ Paul Grosso <pgrosso@arbortext.com> was heard to say:
| At 10:42 2003 12 19 -0700, Scott Hudson wrote:
|>Hi Norm,
|>according to the HTML 4.01 and XHTML 1.0,  should our caption be set to optional as well?
| In DocBook, a "table" (as opposed to an "informaltable") is formal
| and hence the title (aka caption) is required.  I suspect that's
| why the caption is required in this case.

Precisely. Allowing "table" to appear without any kind of title would
make processing tables much more complicated. If you want a table
without a caption, use informaltable.

|>Also, should we allow the same attribute values?

Yes, and we do.

| As far as I can tell, the only attribute we don't allow on caption
| that HTML 4.01 does is align, and that's a styling issue which is
| probably why Norm left it off.

No, that was just an oversight. Sigh, I guess we have to add it.

                                        Be seeing you,

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http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/ | people because it is dressed in
Chair, DocBook Technical Committee | overalls and looks like
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