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[ac] (0) More conformance requirements for <blockquote> since people …
…keep asking.

Affected topics: HTML

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<header class=head id=head><p><a class=logo href=http://www.whatwg.org/><img alt=WHATWG height=101 src=/images/logo width=101></a></p>
<hgroup><h1 class=allcaps>HTML</h1>
<h2 class="no-num no-toc">Living Standard &mdash; Last Updated 10 February 2012</h2>
<h2 class="no-num no-toc">Living Standard &mdash; Last Updated 11 February 2012</h2>
</hgroup><dl><dt><strong>Web developer edition:</strong></dt>
<dd><strong><a href=http://developers.whatwg.org/>http://developers.whatwg.org/</a></strong></dd>
<dt>Multiple-page version:</dt>
@@ -19522,6 +19522,45 @@ <h4 id=the-blockquote-element><span class=secno>4.5.4 </span>The <dfn><code>bloc
citation link, the value of the attribute must be <a href=#resolve-a-url title="resolve a url">resolved</a> relative to the element. User
agents should allow users to follow such citation links.</span></p>

<p>The content of a <code><a href=#the-blockquote-element>blockquote</a></code> may be abbreviated or
may have context added in the conventional manner for the text's
language.</p>

<div class=example>

<p>For example, in English this is traditionally done using square
brackets. Consider a page with the sentence "Fred ate the cracker.
He then said he liked apples and fish."; it could be quoted as
follows:</p>

<pre>&lt;blockquote&gt;
&lt;p&gt;[Fred] then said he liked [...] fish.&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;/blockquote&gt;</pre>

</div>

<p>Attribution for the quotation, if any, must be placed outside the
<code><a href=#the-blockquote-element>blockquote</a></code> element.</p> <!-- Eventually someone is
going to ask about quotes that are self-attributing, e.g. someone
quoting an e-mail with full headers... -->

<div class=example>

<p>For example, here the attribution is given in a paragraph after
the quote:</p>

<pre>&lt;blockquote&gt;
&lt;p&gt;I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer
god than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other
possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours.&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;/blockquote&gt;
&lt;p&gt;&mdash; Stephen Roberts&lt;/p&gt;</pre>

<p>The other examples below show other ways of showing
attribution.</p>

</div>

<div class=impl>

<p>The <dfn id=dom-quote-cite title=dom-quote-cite><code>cite</code></dfn> IDL
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@@ -240,7 +240,7 @@

<header class=head id=head><p><a class=logo href=http://www.whatwg.org/><img alt=WHATWG height=101 src=/images/logo width=101></a></p>
<hgroup><h1 class=allcaps>HTML</h1>
<h2 class="no-num no-toc">Living Standard &mdash; Last Updated 10 February 2012</h2>
<h2 class="no-num no-toc">Living Standard &mdash; Last Updated 11 February 2012</h2>
</hgroup><dl><dt><strong>Web developer edition:</strong></dt>
<dd><strong><a href=http://developers.whatwg.org/>http://developers.whatwg.org/</a></strong></dd>
<dt>Multiple-page version:</dt>
@@ -19522,6 +19522,45 @@ a friend lost to the
citation link, the value of the attribute must be <a href=#resolve-a-url title="resolve a url">resolved</a> relative to the element. User
agents should allow users to follow such citation links.</span></p>

<p>The content of a <code><a href=#the-blockquote-element>blockquote</a></code> may be abbreviated or
may have context added in the conventional manner for the text's
language.</p>

<div class=example>

<p>For example, in English this is traditionally done using square
brackets. Consider a page with the sentence "Fred ate the cracker.
He then said he liked apples and fish."; it could be quoted as
follows:</p>

<pre>&lt;blockquote&gt;
&lt;p&gt;[Fred] then said he liked [...] fish.&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;/blockquote&gt;</pre>

</div>

<p>Attribution for the quotation, if any, must be placed outside the
<code><a href=#the-blockquote-element>blockquote</a></code> element.</p> <!-- Eventually someone is
going to ask about quotes that are self-attributing, e.g. someone
quoting an e-mail with full headers... -->

<div class=example>

<p>For example, here the attribution is given in a paragraph after
the quote:</p>

<pre>&lt;blockquote&gt;
&lt;p&gt;I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer
god than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other
possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours.&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;/blockquote&gt;
&lt;p&gt;&mdash; Stephen Roberts&lt;/p&gt;</pre>

<p>The other examples below show other ways of showing
attribution.</p>

</div>

<div class=impl>

<p>The <dfn id=dom-quote-cite title=dom-quote-cite><code>cite</code></dfn> IDL
39 source
@@ -20930,6 +20930,45 @@ a friend lost to the
title="resolve a url">resolved</span> relative to the element. User
agents should allow users to follow such citation links.</span></p>

<p>The content of a <code>blockquote</code> may be abbreviated or
may have context added in the conventional manner for the text's
language.</p>

<div class="example">

<p>For example, in English this is traditionally done using square
brackets. Consider a page with the sentence "Fred ate the cracker.
He then said he liked apples and fish."; it could be quoted as
follows:</p>

<pre>&lt;blockquote>
&lt;p>[Fred] then said he liked [...] fish.&lt;/p>
&lt;/blockquote></pre>

</div>

<p>Attribution for the quotation, if any, must be placed outside the
<code>blockquote</code> element.</p> <!-- Eventually someone is
going to ask about quotes that are self-attributing, e.g. someone
quoting an e-mail with full headers... -->

<div class="example">

<p>For example, here the attribution is given in a paragraph after
the quote:</p>

<pre>&lt;blockquote>
&lt;p>I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer
god than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other
possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours.&lt;/p>
&lt;/blockquote>
&lt;p>&mdash; Stephen Roberts&lt;/p></pre>

<p>The other examples below show other ways of showing
attribution.</p>

</div>

<div class="impl">

<p>The <dfn title="dom-quote-cite"><code>cite</code></dfn> IDL

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