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

From: Matthew Raymond <mattraymond@earthlink.net>
Date: Tue, 02 Jan 2007 22:26:05 -0500
Message-ID: <459B224D.7020304@earthlink.net>
Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-12-31 at 20:20 -0500, Matthew Raymond wrote:
>>    Idle thought:
>>
>> | <blockquote>
>> |   <p>
>> |     <q>rhubarb rhubarb rhubarb</q>
>> |     [<cite><a href="www.example.com">Nemo, Works, IV</a></cite>]
>> |   </p>
>> | </blockquote>
>>
>>    The <blockquote> becomes a container that associates <q> elements
>> with the first child <cite> element.
> 
> It's not a bad thought, even though IMHO it rides roughshot over the
> defined semantics of HTML4's blockquote, which I would insist in the
> face of the utterly bizarre example at:
> 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG10-HTML-TECHS/#text-quotes

   Okay, how 'bout this:

| <excerpt>
|   <p>
|     <q>rhubarb rhubarb rhubarb</q>
|     [<cite><a href="www.example.com">Nemo, Works, IV</a></cite>]
|   </p>
| </excerpt>
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