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hixie: Remove the incredibly vague and complicated requirement that UAs provide localised quote rules. (whatwg r6655)

From: poot <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2011 18:37:17 -0400
To: public-html-diffs@w3.org
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hixie: Remove the incredibly vague and complicated requirement that UAs
provide localised quote rules. (whatwg r6655)

http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/html5/spec/Overview.html?r1=1.5336&r2=1.5337&f=h
http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=6654&to=6655

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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.5336
retrieving revision 1.5337
diff -u -d -r1.5336 -r1.5337
--- Overview.html	7 Oct 2011 22:31:39 -0000	1.5336
+++ Overview.html	7 Oct 2011 22:36:18 -0000	1.5337
@@ -64622,6 +64622,7 @@
 del, s, strike { text-decoration: line-through; }
 blink { text-decoration: blink; }
 
+:root { quotes: '"' '"'; }
 q::before { content: open-quote; }
 q::after { content: close-quote; }
 
@@ -64646,11 +64647,9 @@
   expected to render parentheses around the text of <code><a href="#the-rt-element">rt</a></code>
   elements in the absence of <code><a href="#the-rp-element">rp</a></code> elements.</p>
 
-  <p>Rules setting the 'quotes' property appropriately for the locales
-  and languages understood by the user are expected to be present.</p>
-
-  <p class="note">CSS can also be used by authors to change the
-  quotation marks used using the 'quotes' property. <a href="#refsCSS">[CSS]</a></p>
+  <p class="critical">It is highly likely that the style rules above
+  will be dramatically expanded in the near future to include
+  suggested quote style rules for a variety of languages.</p>
 
   <hr><p>User agents are expected to
   support the 'clear' property on inline elements (in order to render
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