[whatwg] the cite element
giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl
Sat Jun 6 02:10:28 PDT 2009
<li><q>Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps.</q><br /> --
<li><q>Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps.</q><br />
Reads equally good, if not better.
Bibliographic references are a topic of its own, and it is not going to be
solved with the CITE element alone. Bibliography is a form of a database
while hTml is mostly about text. The best HTML approximation to a list of
bibliographical references is a table, except that tables tend to be
unreadable when they are too wide. You could also use
<A HREF="urn:ISBN:." ><CITE >A brief history of time</CITE ></A >
and let the UA figure out the details.
Removing the default style from CITE is too fragile: using the style
attribute makes the code messy and using a class will not survive
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