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Re: Correct usage of the q element

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2004 16:45:23 +0000 (UTC)
To: "Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0402121643160.17709@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Sun, 8 Feb 2004, Jukka K. Korpela wrote:
>
> However, <quote> will probably be just harmless (unlike <q> has been) and
> won't be used much. There's no tangible gain to be expected.

As far as I am concerned, the primary use of <quote> (or <q>, or
<blockquote>) is to be able to unambiguously specify a source for a quote,
through the cite="" attribute.

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