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Re: q, quote, blockquote

From: Charles Hinshaw <charles@everydayrevolution.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2007 14:27:54 -0400
Message-Id: <65216C7E-E8B4-44AC-A831-FD0EB4A9D4D2@everydayrevolution.com>
To: public-html@w3.org

> [ suggestion that changing quotation tag names to quotation class  
> names makes more sense ]

Just to clarify -- I was absolutely not suggesting that we have a  
class pre-defined for quotes in any way or that we define any class  

In my example, the way that we know that the paragraph is a quote is  
that it has a cite attribute -- making it a paragraph that cites an  
outside source. That was actually my suggestion -- that changing  
quotation tag names to the use of a cite attribute (or combinations  
of attributes that adequately create a citation) on other existing  
tags makes more sense.

It could have had any class... or no class. That part was irrelevant  
and would be up the the author as it is today.

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