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Re: <q> vs <p>

From: Thomas Broyer <t.broyer@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2008 15:34:08 +0100
Message-ID: <a9699fd20810310734o5657b2efwa91696ae9f7721ad@mail.gmail.com>
To: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 2:40 PM, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> Aside:
> It follows that the problems with en-US and fr-FR can go away in two ways:
>  1) By using Unicode-level punctuation instead of markup.
>  2) By putting <q> exactly where you want the start quotation mark to appear
> and </q> exactly where you want the end quotation mark to appear (even if it
> is semantically wrong in the case of en-US and fr-FR).

Or course, let's not go religious! ;-)

> On Oct 31, 2008, at 12:31, Thomas Broyer wrote:
>> http://labs.google.com/inquotes/ (In Quotes uses language analysis,
>> but if everyone were using <q> and <cite> the job would much easier);
> Why should authors pay the price of making the job of Google's competitors
> easier? Google In Quotes shows that the state of the art already works
> without <q>!

s/easier/more reliable/ ;-)

Thomas Broyer
Received on Friday, 31 October 2008 14:34:44 GMT

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