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Re: content-158 and content-159

From: Øyvind Stenhaug <oyvinds@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 2010 16:49:07 +0200
To: Gérard Talbot <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org>
Cc: "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>, "Arron Eicholz" <Arron.Eicholz@microsoft.com>
Message-ID: <op.vke135lcbunlto@oyvinds-desktop>
On Mon, 11 Oct 2010 16:03:21 +0200, Gérard Talbot  
<css21testsuite@gtalbot.org> wrote:

>> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20101001/html4/content-158.htm
>> http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20101001/html4/content-159.htm
>> (Author: Microsoft)

>> These assume that the initial value of 'quotes' (which per spec "depends
>> on user agent") has an apostrophe (U+0027) as opening quote for the
>> second
>> quoting level.
> The initial value of quotes for second quoting level depends on the
> language and common editorial convention for such language, as far as I
> can say.

Sure. I'm just saying there's a lack of backing in terms of normative CSS2  
spec text. I don't see any meta-information (HTTP headers, lang  
attributes) specifying the language either.

> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quotation_mark,_non-English_usage#Overview

Incidentally, that table doesn't specify "/' for any languages. Even for  
US English it has left/right double quotation mark (U+201C/U+201D) and  
left/right single quotation mark (U+2018/U+2019), and for UK English, the  
other way around.

I would suggest explicitly setting quotes: '"' '"' "'" "'" in the above  
tests (for div in the first and span in the second).

Øyvind Stenhaug
Core Norway, Opera Software ASA
Received on Monday, 11 October 2010 14:47:53 UTC

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