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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
- 1998-04-24 HTML 4.0 REC
Contains a citation or a reference to other sources.
As <CITE>Harry S. Truman</CITE> said,
<Q lang="en-us">The buck stops here.</Q>
More information can be found in <CITE>[ISO-0000]</CITE>.
- 1999-12-24 HTML 4.01 REC (same definition and examples as quoted above).
- 2005-03-13: The Elements of Meaningful XHTML presentation (to an overflowing room at SXSW Interactive 2005 in Austin, TX) specifically, slide10 and following.