[whatwg] <blockquote cite> and <q cite>

Sander Tekelenburg tekelenb at euronet.nl
Sat Jan 6 10:13:08 PST 2007

At 20:12 +0100 UTC, on 2007-01-03, Anne van Kesteren wrote:


> Well, the reason I started this thread was to provide a replacement /
> alternative to the cite="" attribute as defined for the <blockquote> and
> <q> elements using some terminology the HTML5 proposal already provided.
> Mostly to make the metadata more "visual".

It's still entirely unclear to me *why* the cite attribute needs a
replacement. What is wrong with it?

Sander Tekelenburg
The Web Repair Initiative: <http://webrepair.org/>

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