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[whatwg] <cite> versus |cite|

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2007 11:54:38 +0000
Message-ID: <1168948478.6483.75.camel@galahad>

Mathew Raymond wrote:
> Well, first of all, it doesn't cover cases without hyperlinks:
> | <p><q>Blah</q>, said Baz</p>

Anne van Kesteren responded:
> I don't think that case is very interesting.

Well, even without a URI, user agents could do a crude lookup on the
contents of the cite element. For example, a user agent presented with
metadata as crass as <cite>Hamlet, I.ii</cite> could query Google: 

http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=I.ii+intitle%3AHamlet

and retrieve

http://www.bartleby.com/70/4212

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Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
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