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Re: <q>

From: Thomas Broyer <t.broyer@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 23:10:36 +0100
Message-ID: <a9699fd20810291510s45ec542bodab190f95b4778a@mail.gmail.com>
To: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 9:03 PM, Robert J Burns wrote:
>
> 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.

So do I!

(while, however, in lights of Ben Millard's message, I'd probably
rather go with <p>"<q>I'm tired of this</q>," he said.</p>)

-- 
Thomas Broyer
Received on Wednesday, 29 October 2008 22:11:13 GMT

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