[whatwg] the cite element

Henri Sivonen hsivonen at iki.fi
Fri Jun 5 02:53:40 PDT 2009

On Jun 5, 2009, at 10:53, Ian Hickson wrote:

> HTML4 actually defined <cite> more like what you describe above; we
> changed it to be a "title of work" element rather than a "citation"
> element because that's actually how people were using it.

Furthermode, according to a co-author of HTML 2.0, it was meant for  
titles of works:

Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi

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