[rfc-i] On blockquotes and notes for v3
nico at cryptonector.com
Tue Feb 25 07:30:14 PST 2014
On Tuesday, February 25, 2014, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke at gmx.de> wrote:
> On 2014-02-24 23:09, Nico Williams wrote:
>> On Monday, February 24, 2014, Paul Kyzivat <pkyzivat at alum.mit.edu
>> <mailto:pkyzivat at alum.mit.edu>> wrote:
>> On 2/24/14 1:01 PM, Nico Williams wrote:
>> No, I want nesting of t and blockquote (since one might quoted
>> quoting of someone else) to express indentation. Indentation
>> (and by
>> how much!) is an output format rendering detail! Our inputs need
>> express semantics (the following is a quote, or the following
>> needs to
>> be inset/indented/whatever to distinguish it from surrounding
>> text, ...).
>> This doesn't work for me.
>> <t> describes a *paragraph*. A blockquote is often a standalone
>> paragraph. It would be annoying to have to write
>> I didn't say you'd have to do that. I want to be able to do this:
>> <section ...>
>> <t>This is a paragraph.</>
>> <blockquote cite="...">This is a quote.</blockquote>
>> <t>Blah blah
>> <t>Indented stuff</>
>> more blah blah</>
>> I don't want to have an indent="6" or whatever attribute.
> <blockquote> needs to take block-level elements as content, because what's
> quoted might be multiple paragraphs.
I agree, logically a single quote of N paragraphs should be a single quote.
Ditto any need to extra-indent non-quoted text.
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