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Re: Change back the semantics of <cite>

From: Olivier GENDRIN <olivier.gendrin@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2009 14:36:10 +0200
Message-ID: <e2c275120909150536j35cab44dh87e6618aa1e37c35@mail.gmail.com>
To: HTMLWG <public-html@w3.org>
I'm confused about all this discussion.

I like a lot the idea to use <cite> to indicate names, mostly because
a title can be seen as the name of something, but there is a
problematic use case, pointed by Karl : <cite>Huckleberry Finn</cite>,
<cite>Mark Twain</cite>. We can't distinguish the author's name from
the title's book (of in this case, it's quite obvious).

And it also solves the need of a way to indicate acting directions in
theatrical dialog or IRC.

Olivier G.
Received on Tuesday, 15 September 2009 12:37:05 UTC

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