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Re: <q> element, XHTML2, and CSS

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2005 21:47:14 +0200
To: "Addison Phillips" <addison.phillips@quest.com>
Cc: <public-i18n-core@w3.org>, <public-i18n-geo@w3.org>, <w3c-html-cg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <42e6ed1d.100861437@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Addison Phillips wrote:
>2. Experience with list styles (for various languages) was that these
>were sporadically, if ever, implemented, and that implementations were
>at best inconsistent and that <q> was similar in its requirements.

In XHTML 2.0 the <quote> element and lists are very different. User
agents may render lists as lists, but they may not render quotes as
quotes.

>If we accept that XHTML doesn't render the quotes automatically, then
>providing for rendering via CSS seems like a good idea, actually.

See <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-html/2004Aug/0011.html>.
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