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Re: <q> and commas

From: Sam Kuper <sam.kuper@uclmail.net>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 11:45:00 +0000
Message-ID: <4126b3450810300445s62cc5667o965d3a659d51667a@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Philip TAYLOR" <P.Taylor@rhul.ac.uk>
Cc: "Robert J Burns" <rob@robburns.com>, "Justin James" <j_james@mindspring.com>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
2008/10/30 Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor@rhul.ac.uk>

> Sam Kuper wrote:
>
>> (A) In cases where the author has used constructions like <q>"(A
>> quote.)"</q>, the markup is invalid under HTML 4.x,
>>
> Why do you assert that, Sam ?


>From HTML 4.01 spec, section 9.2.2 [1]:
"Authors should not put quotation marks at the beginning and end of the
content of a Q element."

[1]http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/text.html#h-9.2.2

Regards,

Sam
Received on Thursday, 30 October 2008 11:45:35 GMT

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