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Re: Alternate Additional Attribute Set for a Single Quote Element

From: Robert Burns <rob@robburns.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2007 16:03:33 -0500
Message-Id: <B73E83A7-7B0D-4A44-A25C-5B723B8B5D99@robburns.com>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, wai-xtech@w3.org, "Gregory J. Rosmaita" <oedipus@hicom.net>
To: Robert Burns <rob@robburns.com>

On Aug 1, 2007, at 2:54 PM, Robert Burns wrote:

> On Aug 1, 2007, at 11:02 AM, Gregory J. Rosmaita wrote:
>> 2. a for/id binding between the Q/QUOTE element and the CITE element;
>>    and a reuse mechanism for newly quoted material derived from the
>>    same resource/anchor, which contains previously quoted content,
>>    or content from a common source
> [...]
> Once an author opts to include an explicit SOURCELIST, the existing  
> quotations, citations and paraphrased ideas could specifically  
> target the source list through an IDREF style relative URL like  
> cite='#thissource'. UAs could still provide traversal details of  
> the source through direct interaction with the citation, quotation  
> or anchor element.

BTW, on adding support for UA discovery of nonURL URIs, take a look  
at what Wikipedia can do with a ISBN:


The "urn" and "ldap" URI schema I referred to is registered with IANA:


ISBN and other registered namespaces for the "urn" schema are here:


Take care,
Received on Wednesday, 1 August 2007 21:04:12 UTC

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