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RE: The HTML q element can sometimes be useful. Discuss.

From: Tex Texin <textexin@xencraft.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:08:15 -0700
To: "'Florian Rivoal'" <florian@rivoal.net>, "'Nick Barreto'" <nick@canelo.co>
Cc: "'Richard Ishida'" <ishida@w3.org>, "'W3C Digital Publishing IG'" <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>, "'www International'" <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <002801d1a0af$c58984e0$509c8ea0$@xencraft.com>
That and the lack of default quote marks surrounding blockquote.

 

From: Florian Rivoal [mailto:florian@rivoal.net] 
Sent: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 8:33 AM
To: Nick Barreto
Cc: Richard Ishida; W3C Digital Publishing IG; www International
Subject: Re: The HTML q element can sometimes be useful. Discuss.

 

 

On Apr 27, 2016, at 16:14, Nick Barreto <nick@canelo.co> wrote:

 

Unlike sentence ending periods, quotation marks do change based on the styling of the document (more so for blockquote than for q, but still).

 

How semantically different are <q> and <blockquote>, apart from <q> clearly being inline? Or have I just described the entire difference?

 

As far as I understand, that's the difference. Besides the display:block vs display:inline, this also implies that typically, <q> is in the middle of a sentence while <blockquote> is not, but I believe that's it.

 

 - Florian
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