Re: <CITE>, <Q>, and <BLOCKQUOTE>

Daniel W. Connolly (connolly@beach.w3.org)
Tue, 11 Jul 1995 17:14:06 -0400


Message-Id: <199507112114.RAA32178@beach.w3.org>
To: Mike Batchelor <mikebat@clark.net>
Cc: www-html@www10.w3.org
Subject: Re: <CITE>, <Q>, and <BLOCKQUOTE> 
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Tue, 11 Jul 1995 16:53:12 EDT."
             <199507112053.QAA11926@clark.net> 
Date: Tue, 11 Jul 1995 17:14:06 -0400
From: "Daniel W. Connolly" <connolly@beach.w3.org>

In message <199507112053.QAA11926@clark.net>, Mike Batchelor writes:
>Shouldn't <CITE>, <Q>, and <BLOCKQUOTE> have an ATTRIBution associated
>with them?  Something like:

I dunno about Q, but CITE is not for quotes or excerpts, but
rather for titles of cited works, ala:

	"It was the best of times; it was the worst of times,"
	wrote Dickens in <cite>A Tale of Two Cities</cite>.

><q>Any sufficiently advanced cluelessness is indistinguishable from
>humour.<attrib>Francois Souchay<br>news.admin.policy</attrib></q>

I'd use Blockquote and Address for this:

<blockquote>
<p>Any sufficiently advanced cluelessness is
indistinguishable from humour.
<address>Francois Souchay<br>news.admin.policy</address>
</blockquote>


Dan