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Re: Modify blockquote element definition to allow citations

From: Bruce Lawson <brucel@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2013 15:25:51 +0100
Message-ID: <CAAFGRecCQqRYGOnEMqdovO0ibgPAGOGrOu4M9gUDWfA4U74sSw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Jukka K. Korpela" <jukka.k.korpela@kolumbus.fi>
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
On 19 August 2013 14:52, Jukka K. Korpela <jukka.k.korpela@kolumbus.fi> wrote:
> Perhaps you counted the use of blockquote for blog and forum entries as
> being "for its intended use". In such cases, there is normally no external
> source where the text could have been quoted. A visitor's contribution is
> not a quotation (though it could be quoted elsewhere, referring to the blog
> or forum as source).

why isn't it?

I agree with Karl that citation shouldn't be limited to external
sources; fragment identifiers are fine.
Received on Monday, 19 August 2013 14:26:22 UTC

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