[whatwg] The blockquote element spec vs common quoting practices

Karl Dubost karld at opera.com
Sun Jul 17 07:25:54 PDT 2011

Le 15 juil. 2011 à 10:50, Jukka K. Korpela a écrit :
> Should it? Even when the book has no URL? If you expect urn:isbn:… to work anytime soon in any significant browser, you’re very optimistic.

in QuoteLink, I do a trick, eventually I should enable the provider of your choice.
But basically

if (cite.startsWith("urn:isbn:")) {
                isbn = cite.substring(9).replace(/\-/g, "");
                cite = "http://openlibrary.org/isbn/" + isbn;

You could replace the openlibrary provider, by wikipedia, olcl, etc.
If we had a good model for describing authors, title, etc, we could even have a pre-populated form, giving the information for things which are not yet existent in Open Library. The first persons clicking on the link would have the opportunity to add the book. 

[1]: https://github.com/karlcow/QuoteLink
[2]: https://addons.opera.com/addons/extensions/details/quotelink/

Karl Dubost - http://dev.opera.com/
Developer Relations & Tools, Opera Software

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