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

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2007 14:26:47 +0200
Message-ID: <2CB37CD3-FF41-4471-910B-7E71498BEC6E@iki.fi>
On Jan 3, 2007, at 22:12, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis wrote:

>> I'll be more convinced about "tools will save us" once I first see
>> that working on a smaller scale than the Web. Let's say TeXlipse with
>> the described UI generating BibTeX entries and inserting the proper
>> \cite{} on the LaTeX side.
>
> I'm baffled by this. I don't know enough about Tex or TeXlipse to
> understand why you think this would be a helpful test of the  
> interface.
> I'm not even sure how it would apply to the Tex world. As far as I can
> see, it's like asking for an implementation of anchor links in  
> TeXlipse.
> Might you elaborate on why this would be a better proof of concept  
> than
> a Firefox extension?

My point was that BibTeX/LaTeX/TeXlipse users are already receptive  
to the idea that they have to provide rich metadata for citations, so  
a UI test would not be a matter of testing *if* they provide the data  
but about *how* they like to provide it.

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
Received on Friday, 19 January 2007 04:26:47 UTC

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