[whatwg] <cite>, <q cite="">, and <blockquote cite="">
ian at hixie.ch
Fri Feb 22 11:23:48 PST 2008
On Fri, 22 Feb 2008, Christoph Päper wrote:
> Ian Hickson:
> > On Sat, 16 Apr 2005, fantasai wrote:
> >> How does one mark up a bibliography? The whole entry is a <cite>, really,
> >> although only the title part should be in italics.
> > I've given an example of a bibliography.
> Yes, but for quite a simple case. Maybe the bibliography example should
> cover some common cases explicitly, e.g. a monograph, an article in a
> periodical, a speech at a conference etc.
Could you provide the text of such citations? I would be happy to
determine the right markup add more examples to the spec.
> FWIW in non-fictional writing I always put names of people in smallcaps
> (but never uppercase) where technology allows (incl. handwriting), so I
> need some kind of markup for them. I previously tended to use |cite| for
> lack of a better alternative, now I consider |i| and |b| about equally
> well suited; I really do not want to use |span|.
<b> would be well-suited for this according to the current spec.
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