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

Philippe-Andre Prindeville (philipp@res.enst.fr)
Wed, 12 Jul 95 17:55:08 +0200


Date: Wed, 12 Jul 95 17:55:08 +0200
From: Philippe-Andre Prindeville <philipp@res.enst.fr>
Message-Id: <9507121755.ZM4975@jones.res.enst.fr>
In-Reply-To: "Daniel W. Connolly" <connolly@beach.w3.org>
To: "Daniel W. Connolly" <connolly@beach.w3.org>,
        Mike Batchelor <mikebat@clark.net>, www-html@www10.w3.org
Subject: Re: <CITE>, <Q>, and <BLOCKQUOTE>

On Jul 11, 17:14, Daniel W. Connolly wrote:
> [ ... ]
> ><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>

Not sure I like the idea of over-loading the <address> tag...

Indexing software would have to keep track of context,
nesting, etc. to know whether it should be ignored or
treated as an indication of the author's name...

-Philip