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[whatwg] Footnotes, endnotes, sidenotes

From: Matthew Paul Thomas <mpt@myrealbox.com>
Date: Sat, 4 Nov 2006 05:21:42 -0800
Message-ID: <d19d92bfe0f64b56213891d0a65e5809@myrealbox.com>
On Oct 31, 2006, at 7:20 AM, David Walbert wrote:
> ...
> Footnotes and endnotes are identical in content in the context of a 
> print document and I am not certain how they'd differ even 
> presentationally on a web page, so yes, I think those can be 
> considered identical in terms of markup.?
> ...

Scholarly books sometimes use both footnotes and endnotes for different 
things -- footnotes for citations and endnotes for tangential 
discussions, or vice versa. I've never seen an HTML document try to 
make this distinction, though.

Matthew Paul Thomas
Received on Saturday, 4 November 2006 05:21:42 UTC

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