[whatwg] the cite element

Erik Vorhes erik at textivism.com
Thu Aug 13 07:04:45 PDT 2009

On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 6:21 PM, Ian Hickson<ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> Currently, <cite> in HTML5 isn't for collecting anything, it's purely to
> provide a hook for styling.

Please explain how <cite>, if it is only a hook for styling titles of
works, is any different from <i> in the HTML5 specification, since an
italicized title of a work qualifies as "prose whose typical
typographic presentation is italicized."


More information about the whatwg mailing list