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Re: The <who> element (Was: Change back the semantics of <cite>)

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2009 13:03:34 -0500
Message-ID: <dd0fbad0909171103w423dd193s936c6131e25b2da1@mail.gmail.com>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Cc: HTMLWG <public-html@w3.org>, Smylers <Smylers@stripey.com>
On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 12:44 AM, Leif Halvard Silli
<xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> wrote:
> Isn't it mildly absurd if this should be OK:
>
> <dl><dt><cite>HTML 4</cite><dd>DL may be used for dialog</dl>
>
> But not this:
>
> <dl><dt><cite>Leif</cite><dd>DL may be used for dialog</dl>

This sort of oddity is precisely why I'll probably be using <cite> for
all citations, whether it's a work title or a person's name.  After
all, if decisions are made based on current usage, I might as well
throw my hat into the ring for my preferred usage.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 17 September 2009 18:11:06 UTC

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