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Re: Change back the semantics of <cite>

From: Smylers <Smylers@stripey.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2009 16:45:30 +0100
To: HTMLWG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20090911154530.GD1657@stripey.com>
Bruce Lawson writes:

> On Fri, 11 Sep 2009 15:51:39 +0100, Smylers <Smylers@stripey.com> wrote:
>
> > Instead the question needs to be asked the other way round, coming
> > up with a reason why HTML5 should make <cite> for people allowed
> > (rather than why it shouldn't disallow it).
>
> generally, because it's a cowpath and should be paved. Or at least, not   
> planted over.

But what does it actually achieve?  In what way does a user benefit from
a document having all the people mentioned marked up as such?

Smylers
Received on Friday, 11 September 2009 15:41:34 GMT

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