[uf-discuss] citation: another example of practice in the wild

Bruce D'Arcus bdarcus.lists at gmail.com
Wed Aug 16 16:55:04 PDT 2006

On 8/16/06, Michael McCracken <michael.mccracken at gmail.com> wrote:
> OK:
> http://microformats.org/wiki/citation-examples#Wikipedia
> http://microformats.org/wiki/citation-examples-markup#Wikipedia_Examples

Good job; thanks for that. I had put a couple examples there earlier,
but this is better!

> More examples can probably stand to be added. I'm sure there's one of
> every kind of reference in there somewhere.

Exactly; why it's such a good "real world" example ;-)


> I am also not a lawyer, so I just parsed the string "CASE NO. CV
> 04-9484 AHM (SHx)" as "case number", when I'm pretty sure those TLAs
> at the end mean something more.

Case number, FWIW, can be understand as a kind of document number; not
unlike "report number" and such.

Acronyms like "AHM" often are kinds of abbreviated periodical titles,
for court reporters (which are not what they sound like -- people --
but rather periodicals).


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