[whatwg] Footnotes, endnotes, sidenotes

Alexey Feldgendler alexey at feldgendler.ru
Sun Nov 5 01:36:30 PST 2006

On Sat, 04 Nov 2006 19:21:42 +0600, Matthew Paul Thomas <mpt at myrealbox.com> 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.

That's because HTML documents can only have endnotes so far.

Alexey Feldgendler <alexey at feldgendler.ru>
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