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[whatwg] the cite element

From: Hugh Guiney <hugh.guiney@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2009 18:58:33 -0400
Message-ID: <2a1386f80910071558r8dca955xa50dd1cab6a9c87b@mail.gmail.com>
On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 6:51 PM, David Workman <workmad3 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I agree that href would be better than src due to the reasons you gave.
>
> However, rather than adding a new attribute of alias, could <cite> instead
> be given a name attribute that works similar to radio button names in forms
> to group them together? So you would have:
>
> <cite name="pete">Peter</cite>
> <cite name="meredith">Meredith</cite>
> <cite name="pete">Peter</cite>
>
> and the two citations of Peter are linked together by a common name and in
> the spec, all <cite> elements with the same name in a document should have
> the same content and be referring to the same citable source.

That sounds reasonable.
Received on Wednesday, 7 October 2009 15:58:33 UTC

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