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* 1998-04-24 <cite>[http://www.w3.org/TR/1998/REC-html40-19980424/struct/text.html#h-9.2.1 HTML 4.0 REC]</cite> <blockquote>Contains a citation or a reference to other sources.</blockquote><blockquote><p>As &lt;CITE&gt;Harry S. Truman&lt;/CITE&gt; said,<br>&lt;Q lang="en-us"&gt;The buck stops here.&lt;/Q&gt;</p><p>More information can be found in &lt;CITE&gt;[ISO-0000]&lt;/CITE&gt;.</p></blockquote>
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* 1999-12-24 <cite>[http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/text.html#edef-CITE HTML 4.01 REC]</cite> (same definition and examples as quoted above).
 
* 2005-03-13: <cite>[http://tantek.com/presentations/2005/03/elementsofxhtml/ The Elements of Meaningful XHTML]</cite> presentation (to an overflowing room at SXSW Interactive 2005 in Austin, TX) specifically, [http://tantek.com/presentations/2005/03/elementsofxhtml/#slide10 slide10 and following].
 
* 2005-03-13: <cite>[http://tantek.com/presentations/2005/03/elementsofxhtml/ The Elements of Meaningful XHTML]</cite> presentation (to an overflowing room at SXSW Interactive 2005 in Austin, TX) specifically, [http://tantek.com/presentations/2005/03/elementsofxhtml/#slide10 slide10 and following].
 
** 2005-09-29: update: <cite>[http://tantek.com/presentations/2005/09/elements-of-xhtml/ The Elements of Meaningful XHTML]</cite> presentation (to a packed room at Web Essential 05 in Sydney Australia) again [http://tantek.com/presentations/2005/09/elements-of-xhtml/#slide10 slide 10 and following].
 
** 2005-09-29: update: <cite>[http://tantek.com/presentations/2005/09/elements-of-xhtml/ The Elements of Meaningful XHTML]</cite> presentation (to a packed room at Web Essential 05 in Sydney Australia) again [http://tantek.com/presentations/2005/09/elements-of-xhtml/#slide10 slide 10 and following].

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Research, data, use cases, issues, and enhancements related to the HTML5 cite element.

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speaker

The cite element has been used (and recommended to be used) to refer to speakers in a conversation, or individuals when quoting them, thus HTML5 should explicitly permit and encourage this use.

This section serves to document both uses in the wild, and long-standing recommendations/documentations thereof.

examples in the wild

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documentation

opinions

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