[rfc-i] On blockquotes and notes for v3

Riccardo Bernardini framefritti at gmail.com
Mon Feb 24 08:48:12 PST 2014


On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 5:40 PM, Nico Williams <nico at cryptonector.com> wrote:
> On Monday, February 24, 2014, Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman at vpnc.org> wrote:
>>
>> On Feb 24, 2014, at 7:09 AM, Nico Williams <nico at cryptonector.com> wrote:
>>
>> > I agree that we should have a blockquote element.  I thought Paul was
>> > proposing folding it into the t element, then getting rid of the quote
>> > style.  I disagree with what I think Paul is proposing.  If I got confused,
>> > do clarify.
>>
>> I was indeed proposing that, which is why I was asking the group. Not that
>> many people have spoken up, but I think what Nico is proposing is:
>>
>> - A new <blockquote> element with a "cite" attribute
>> - Also adding an "indent" attribute to <t>
>> - Getting rid of the "style" and "cite" attributes in <t> that are in the
>> current draft
>
>
> I do want an explicit quote/cite mechanism, yes.
>
> I'd also like a way to get specific as to what's being cited (RFC1234
> section 2.3, second paragraph; URL fragment) but that's less important.
>
> The specifics of what the schema then looks like are less important to me.
> But yes, what you describe works for me, except I'd rather nest t/blockquote
> elements than indicate indentation as an attribute, and I'd really rather
> not express outdentation as an attribute.
>
> Nico

+1.  You say what I was going to say.

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