[whatwg] <blockquote cite> and <q cite>
julian.reschke at gmx.de
Wed Jan 3 14:01:03 PST 2007
James Graham schrieb:
> FWIW, I know, offhand, the ISBN of exactly zero books (whereas I could
> probably quote from several). Therefore it would take considerable
> effort for me to find the ISBN of a book I was quoting (I would have to
> spend time looking it up on the book or online somewhere), then more
Amazon will tell you.
> effort to carefully copy the human unfriendly string into whatever tool
> was demanding this apparently superfluous information. I would imagine
> that "three seconds" is an underestimate of about an order of magnitude.
30 seconds sounds more reasonable.
> This last bit is the killer; people hate doing mundane things even when
> they have to (I've never met anyone who enjoys filling in BibTeX
> citations, for example and that is of comparable difficulty to the
> process you advocate), and certainly won't do if if they see no benefit
> for their efforts (even if some minority group will).
Best regards, Julian
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