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Re: Final thoughts on <q>

From: Chris Adams <chris@tuesdaybegins.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 07:21:23 -0400
Message-ID: <c4b377210810300421h3089fb64oabbb7d1725d2dc05@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Daniel Glazman" <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Cc: "Justin James" <j_james@mindspring.com>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Agreed.

I believe that most of us are in favor of neither dropping nor deprecating,
but not to provide special support for inserting quotes.

On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 3:25 AM, Daniel Glazman <
daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com> wrote:

>
> Justin James wrote:
>
>  Frankly, since <q> is so rarely used
>>
>
> That is an assumption I would like to see stats about. Most people
> I know here in France and who write pro docs in HTML use <q>.
> Some blog systems allow to encapsulate a text selection into a <q>.
>
> I'd really like to see stats about <q>, global and per language.
> I'm not saying <q> is one of the most used elements in HTML, but I
> think it's going to be really painful to some authors or online apps
> if <q> is dropped. Deprecate it and I'm fine ; drop it and I disagree.
>
> </Daniel>
>
>


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