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[resolved] Comment author markup in HTML5 - cite is correct? (4 posts)

  1. tantam444
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I use WordPress 3.6-beta3-24407.
    Comments output in HTML5 format use <cite class="fn"> for the comment author name markup, but W3C HTML5 says:

    The cite element represents the title of a work

    A person's name is not the title of a work - even if people call that person a piece of work - and the element must therefore not be used to mark up people's names.

    cite is wrong use for the author name markup?

  2. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Please note that the HTML5 spec is still in draft format. In fact the document that you referenced is only a candidate recommendation.

  3. tantam444
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thanks!

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