Re: <br> in <blockquote>

Earl Hood (
Sun, 30 Oct 94 16:56:18 EST

> I just noticed that <br> is not allowed in <blockquote>. Is this an
> omission, or is there a reason behind it? Several people have asked me
> about quoting poetry, and while <blockquote> makes sense for this, it
> won't work if you can't break the lines.
> Of course it _displays_ OK, it just ain't "legal" :-)

It is legal.

I recommend looking at
<URL:>. This
document will allow you to navigate around the structure defined by the
HTML 2.0 DTD. I do not know how accurate the element and attribute
descriptions are, but the document is based on the latest version of
the DTD.