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Re: blockquote and quotation in XHTML 2.0

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2005 13:08:01 -0400
Message-ID: <42B84971.3020708@inkedblade.net>
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>, www-html@w3.org

Karl Dubost wrote:
> 
> The blockquote is defined in
> http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml2/mod- structural.html#edef_structural_blockquote
> 
> Right now, in XHTML 1.0, I defined my quotation with this kind of  markup.
> 
> ************
> <blockquote class="citation" xml:lang="fr" cite="urn:isbn: 2-7467-0454-4">
> 
>     <p>La ville est une fleur vénéneuse qui
>     s'évanouit en brillant de mille feux,
>     pleine de folie et vide de sens.</p>
> 
> <p>
>     <cite class="dc:title">La Chambre de l'amant</cite> -
>     <cite class="dc:author">Wei Hui</cite>
> </p>
> </blockquote>
> *************

The problem with this is that you really can't tell whether or not
the second paragraph is part of the quotation.

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 22 June 2005 17:09:30 UTC

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