A proposal to simplify and improve footnote markup in Wikipedia

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A proposal to simplify and improve footnote markup in Wikipedia

Håkon Wium Lie
In the quest to simplify and improve Wikipedia's HTML code, the turn
has come to footnotes. Here is a proposal that describes how the
number of elements needed to represent footnotes can be halved:

  http://www.princexml.com/howcome/2009/wikipedia/ref/

Some of the proposed changes seems to belong in this group:

  http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikitech-l/2009-March/042405.html

Cheers,

-h&kon
              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
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Re: A proposal to simplify and improve footnote markup in Wikipedia

Michel Vuijlsteke-2
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2009/3/31 Håkon Wium Lie <[hidden email]>

> In the quest to simplify and improve Wikipedia's HTML code, the turn
> has come to footnotes. Here is a proposal that describes how the
> number of elements needed to represent footnotes can be halved:
>
>  http://www.princexml.com/howcome/2009/wikipedia/ref/
>
> Some of the proposed changes seems to belong in this group:
>
>  http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikitech-l/2009-March/042405.html
>
> Cheers,
>
> -h&kon
>              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
> [hidden email]                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
>
> _______________________________________________
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