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Re: <q>

From: Robert J Burns <rob@robburns.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 15:03:22 -0500
Cc: Thomas Broyer <t.broyer@gmail.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <98F3C8B6-53C2-4D2F-8A44-6FABEC5043C6@robburns.com>
To: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>


On Oct 29, 2008, at 2:24 PM, Daniel Glazman wrote:

>
> Thomas Broyer wrote:
>
>> Er, which of the following is "correct"? (ok, no "redundancy" here,  
>> but still)
>> <p><q>I'm tired of this,</q> he said.</p>
>> or
>> <p><q>I'm tired of this</q>, he said.</p>
>
> The latter.

I agree. The text inside the q element should reflect the text  
actually quoted. The presentational idiom of having the quotation mark  
kerned over the top or even outside the trailing punctuation is  
something that should be handled at the presentational level.

I added a bit about that to the marks attribute wiki page[1].

Take care,
Rob

[1]: <http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/AddedAttributeQuotationMarks#head-b0bc97397b12215a701e42aa6dec3dc177d8de80 
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