[rfc-i] <list> brainstorming

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Wed Feb 5 22:52:17 PST 2014


On 2014-02-05 22:34, Nico Williams wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 2:40 PM, Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor)
> <rse at rfc-editor.org> wrote:
>> On 1/28/14 8:46 AM, Nico Williams wrote:
>>> (and
>>> maybe also distinguish from blockquote by adding a blockquote element)
>>
>> This makes a great deal of sense to me.  It is simple and will help with
>> handling quotes in a sensible way.
>
> I'd go so far as to say that a quote element could have optional
> attributes indicating the source of the quote (e.g., so as to make it
> easier to identify, extract and validate quotes).  A non-block quote
> element (inline quote, no indentation) might also be nice but much
> less necessary.  The main thing is to distinguish arbitrary, stylistic
> indentation from indentation for block-quoting, both because the
> latter might have special rendering, and to make extraction of at
> least blockquotes easy.

Yes.

See 
<http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/rfc2629xslt/rfc2629xslt.html#ext.element.blockquote> 
and as an example 
<http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/rfc6266.html#introduction>.

Best regards, Julian



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