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

Paul Wilkins pmw57 at xtra.co.nz
Fri Dec 7 11:37:08 PST 2007

On Dec 8, 2007 2:22 AM, Jeremy Keith <jeremy at adactio.com> wrote:
>         I was chatting with <cite class="vcard"><abbr class="fn"
> title="Tantek Çelik"><a class="url" rel="friend met colleague"
> href="http://tantek.com/">Tantek</a></abbr></cite> yesterday.
> So, quick straw poll: does that look a reasonable use of the CITE
> element? Does anything think that SPAN would be a better/safer option
> in this case? I suppose it would probably depend on the rest of the
> paragraph or blog post but usually you wouldn't mention someone in a
> blog post without some reason that probably involves referencing
> them, right?

If it is followed by something that was clearly sourced from Tantek
then it would be okay.

Think about it like this. The CITE element represents the source or
reference for a quote or statement.
No quote, no statement, no cite. It's as simple as that.

Paul Wilkins

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