[uf-discuss] Jeremy's inline friend link pattern

Paul Wilkins pmw57 at xtra.co.nz
Wed Dec 5 19:17:19 PST 2007

On Dec 6, 2007 2:16 PM, Jeremy Keith <jeremy at adactio.com> wrote:
> I don't believe that's true. The cite element can be used when the
> author is referring to something; not when that that something is
> doing the referencing. So, for example, if I refer to a book or a
> film, I'll enclose that inside a cite element. It can stand alone
> because there is no implied relationship other than "this is an entity":
> <cite>The Usual Suspects</cite>
> <cite>Designing with Web Standards</cite>
> I will use that markup even if I'm not quoting or citing anything
> from that entity. That seems to be perfectly in line with the spec.

It remains to be asked then, where is the citation?
The contents of the CITE element contains the object being cited, so
where is the subject?
You cannot have a citation without a subject.

How can you have any pudding if you don't eat your meat?!

Paul Wilkins

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