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Re: argument for deprecating BLOCKQUOTE in canonical HTML/XHTML

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2007 11:42:46 +0200
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.tp7bxkks64w2qv@id-c0020>

On Tue, 03 Apr 2007 11:43:16 +0200, Asbjørn Ulsberg <asbjorn@ulsberg.no>  
wrote:
> Thus, we need <quote>, to join the semantics of <q> and <blockquote>  
> into one element, because <blockquote> is abused, <q> is badly supported  
> today and both are insufficiently defined to support all the wide  
> use-cases of marking up quotations.

We don't need <quote>. Inventing something new doesn't solve the problems  
we already have. It just creates more problems.


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Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
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Received on Tuesday, 3 April 2007 09:42:53 UTC

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