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Re: XHTML2: <cite> element, <quote> element (PR#6228)

From: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 22:54:53 +0900 (JST)
Message-Id: <20030114.225453.85700396.mimasa@w3.org>
To: ian@hixie.ch
Cc: www-html-editor@w3.org, voyager-issues@mn.aptest.com

Hello,

Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

> It has been brought to my attention that XHTML2 is lacking the <cite>
> element. Could the working group explain how, in XHTML2, to semantically
> mark up the names of a source, such as a film title or author's name,
> without this element?

The HTML WG agreed to put this element back in the next draft.

> I also noticed that the <quote> element requires that authors explicitly
> include quote marks. Could the working group explain the reasoning behind
> requiring this redundant markup?

See the thread at (W3C Members only):

    http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-css-wg/2001JulSep/thread#21

> In other respects, I like the direction that XHTML2 is going in, and would
> like to congratulate the working group on their work so far.

Thanks.

Regards,
-- 
Masayasu Ishikawa / mimasa@w3.org
W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Tuesday, 14 January 2003 08:54:57 GMT

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