[uf-discuss] distributed discussion and cite-rel (+ hCard)

Jon Tan microformats at gr0w.com
Wed Feb 22 18:24:07 PST 2006

Eran wrote:

> I believe that the correct place for the <cite> element would be outside of
> the <blockquote>. The source/author name are not part of the quote itself.

Gah, of course. Ty.

> Via: <cite class="via vcard"><a class="url fn" href="blogger's url">Joe
> Bloggs</a></cite>.

Ty. Definite use case with folks cross posting, re-posting quicklinks.

>> remove the vcard to outside the <blockquote> but would that 
>> remove an implicit association between the author of the 
>> quote and the distributed conversation?
> You can always make the connection more explicit by using the cite attribute
> on the <blockquote> element:
> In reply to <cite id="#cite1" class="rev-reply vcard"><a class="url fn"
> href="blogger's url">Joe Bloggs</a></cite>'s post where he said:
> <blockquote cite="#cite1">
> Text
> </blockquote>

Great! Will adapt for comments and consider how the explicit connection 
might be used.

> Hope this help,

Hugely. Thanks Eran.

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