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Re: longcode and longquote instead of blockcode and blockquote

From: Orion Adrian <orion.adrian@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Jul 2005 18:30:43 -0400
Message-ID: <abd6c8010507071530fc5d547@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-html@w3.org

On 7/7/05, David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk> wrote:
> 
> On Thu, Jul 07, 2005 at 06:22:12PM -0400, Orion Adrian wrote:
> 
> > > I use block quotes because they contain paragraphs, or blocks of code
> > > - i.e. becuase I'm quoting blocks - not due to their length.
> 
> > If that's the case then wouldn't <codeblock>
> 
> If I'm quoting code? No. Although it might be useful to have a block
> element for holding code. Currently I use a <pre> with a <code> inside
> it. Although I would probably still use an inline code element inside
> that as sometimes I have several nested <code> (e.g. with classes
> "xml", "tag", "attribute", "value", etc) since that provides an
> elegent way to attach syntax highlighting in a stylesheet).
> 
> > or <quoteblock> be more accurate?
> 
> A block that is quoted, or a quoted block. Makes little different
> really. I'd stick to blockquote to avoid needless (and confusing)
> differences with HTML 4 element names.

Since that would be such a minor point I would have to agree here. If
we decide to stick with this, consistency much rule the day.

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Orion Adrian
Received on Thursday, 7 July 2005 22:30:45 GMT

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