[whatwg] [html5] 2.6. Phrase elements
ian at hixie.ch
Wed Feb 20 14:05:13 PST 2008
On Sat, 16 Apr 2005, Matthew Thomas wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > On Thu, 14 Apr 2005, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> > ...
> > > <q>foo bar and then <cite>Ian</cite> said:
> > > <blockquote>
> > > <p>Well, I don't want to go into details right now...</p>
> > > <p>... but this looks like a very ugly markup construct...</p>
> > > </blockquote>
> > > however, he was of course wrong, as this kind of nesting is actually
> > > kind a cool, not?</q>
> > >
> > > ..? It looks terrible imho. Not something you put inline or so.
> > There have actually been examples of this in this in the past few weeks,
> > enough to convince me that in some cases it is a valid use case.
> As far as I can see, all the supporting examples have been provided by
> yourself, and none of them are conformant to basic typography. (This is given
> away partly by your starting the supposedly resumed outer paragraph with
> "....".) In other words, any written work attempting such constructions would
> be marked as an error by a human editor.
> So if <p>s inside <p>s are allowed, I think it should be only for <p
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