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RE: Physical markup concept snag

From: <JOrendorff@ixl.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2000 11:30:15 -0500
Message-ID: <CD8E2CDBC6D0D111ACB900805FBBD97E0263013A@mem-131.ixl.com>
To: www-html@w3.org
> To be pedantic: In a earlier dicussion on this list, there was argued 
> to use the element "cite" for booktitles and other names. "cite" says 
> a bit more then "span":

I disagree with that as well.  <CITE>The HTML 4 spec</CITE> says that
the CITE tag "Contains a citation or a reference to other sources."
It says nothing about names.  A "citation" is not the same thing as a
"name".

http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224/struct/text.html#edef-CITE

There is no NAME tag in HTML 4.  Håkon Wium Lie suggested SPAN.

-- 
Jason Orendorff
CITE { font-style: inherit; }
Received on Monday, 24 January 2000 11:37:00 GMT

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