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Re: Is <q> useful? [was Expected behaviour of quotation marks]

From: <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2016 17:48:55 +0100
To: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>, "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>
Cc: Tex Texin <textexin@xencraft.com>, 'Dave Cramer' <dauwhe@gmail.com>, 'W3C Digital Publishing IG' <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>, 'www International' <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <5707E0F7.3010102@w3.org>
On 08/04/2016 16:59, John Cowan wrote:
> Phillips, Addison scripsit:
>
>>> Except that that appears not to be the case.
>>
>> Isn't that what we're discussing fixing?
>
> Are we?  I thought we were talking about how to make use of the
> q element given existing browser behavior, to which my answer is
> "Don't."

well, it's not what i was discussing ;-)  I was (a) trying to establish 
what the requirements are, so that (b) i can have another bash at 
getting things sorted out in HTML5, and probably CSS too.

however, i was also going to say that you can always add
quotes: none;
styling to prevent q producing quote marks, or style it so that it does 
what you prefer.  What i'm looking at is how in future to improve the 
default result in the absence of fine tuning.

ri
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