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[whatwg] <blockquote cite> and <q cite>

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 1 Jan 2007 11:53:32 +0900
Message-ID: <8AE1A6CA-16ED-47E7-B5C5-22CD59B5EE63@w3.org>

Le 31 d?c. 2006 ? 21:39, Anne van Kesteren a ?crit :
> On Sun, 31 Dec 2006 13:28:44 +0100, Elliotte Harold  
> <elharo at metalab.unc.edu> wrote:
>> I know the Web has a real problem with source citation,  
>> plagiarism, and giving credit where credit is due. However  
>> removing one of the real tools we have to support appropriate  
>> citation is not going in the right direction.
>
> You apparently didn't read the part of my proposal of moving the  
> information cite="" gives to a more visual place. (I think I also  
> mentioned allowing both if there was a real need for cite="".)

It is useful and usable
http://www.blog-and-blues.org/weblog/2004/08/24/284-attribut-cite- 
pseudo-lien
http://simonwillison.net/2002/Dec/20/blockquoteCitations/
http://www.sitepoint.com/article/structural-markup-javascript
http://www.456bereastreet.com/archive/200411/ 
quotations_and_citations_quoting_text/

It doesn't need always to be visual as well. plus the fact that the  
cite can be things like

	cite="urn:isbn:0671892584"

And it is used on the Web, at least on my personal web site. The Web  
is not only about browsers.

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