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* ''Citations usually contain two parts--a notice that the material is a quoted or paraphrased from a source, and a reference to the location of that source. It seems like we're attempting to do both simultaneously should we make more of an effort to differentiate the two?''
* ''Citations usually contain two parts--a notice that the material is a quoted or paraphrased from a source, and a reference to the location of that source. It seems like we're attempting to do both simultaneously should we make more of an effort to differentiate the two?''
** You seem to be mixing citation and quotation.  The material that is quoted is typically called the ''quotation'' while the reference to the location of that source is the ''citation''.  That is the differentiation between the two.
** You seem to be mixing citation and quotation.  The material that is quoted is typically called the ''quotation'' while the reference to the location of that source is the ''citation''.  That is the differentiation between the two.
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* ''Why not use the <cite> element?''
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** TBA
== See also ==
== See also ==
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* [[citation]]
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{{citation-related-pages}}
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* [[citation-examples]]
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* [[citation-formats]]
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* [[citation-brainstorming]]
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Citation format frequently asked questions (FAQ)

The work in progress on a citation microformat includes citation-examples, citation-formats, and citation-brainstorming. This page is here to capture general questions about the work being done to create a citation microformat.

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citation-faq was last modified: Saturday, December 20th, 2008

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