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Re: allow footer in blockquote for citations

From: Andrew Herrington <a.d.herrington@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2013 10:15:17 +0100
Message-Id: <B8F837E4-4EBD-4593-A395-92DD90EBF038@gmail.com>
To: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Apologies if I missed this but what is the reason for requiring the citation to be in a footer within the blockquote? Is this in case the quote itself contains a citation?


Thanks!

Andrew

 
On 29 Aug 2013, at 09:55, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:

> some details:
> 
> new (proposed): http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/grouping-content.html#the-blockquote-element
> 
> old: http://www.w3.org/TR/html51/grouping-content.html#the-blockquote-element
> 
> change based on:
> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=22996 (note: am not closing bug as this discussion has some time to run yet)
> http://www.brucelawson.co.uk/2013/on-citing-quotations-again/
> http://oli.jp/2011/blockquote/
> http://html5doctor.com/blockquote-q-cite/
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2013Aug/0100.html and related
> question:
> 
> Is the change backwards compatible? i.e. does it break anything?
> data appears to show that metadata about a quote inside blockquote element is common
> ”inside blockquote” was used 57% of the time, while 
> “outside blockquote” was used 43% of the time.
> source:  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2013Aug/0100.html
> 
> 
> 
> 
> --
> 
> Regards
> 
> SteveF
> HTML 5.1
> 
> 
> On 29 August 2013 07:53, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I have made a change in the HTML 5.1 editors draft to allow citations to be included in a footer element within a blockquote element. 
> 
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/grouping-content.html#the-blockquote-element
> 
> 
> review and comment welcome!
> --
> 
> Regards
> 
> SteveF
> HTML 5.1
> 
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