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Re: <q> element, XHTML2, and CSS

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2005 17:14:10 -0400
Message-Id: <D2E13D15-B052-4948-928B-DA8CCB4CF6A3@w3.org>
Cc: Addison Phillips <addison.phillips@quest.com>, public-i18n-core@w3.org, public-i18n-geo@w3.org, Hypertext CG <w3c-html-cg@w3.org>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>


Le 05-07-22 à 13:21, Dan Connolly a écrit :
> I find the <q> element really useful and it works as expected in all
> the tools I've tried; I'd hate to see it go. But my experience is
> all with English.

Most english user agents have it “wrong” in English too. (It seems  
some people argue that it should be curling quotes).

what usually browsers give.
     "this is not correct quotes"

what some people think it should be
     “This is correct quotes”

http://www.dwheeler.com/essays/quotes-in-html.html
http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~mgk25/ucs/quotes.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quotation_mark
     (See the table)
http://acjs.net/weblog/2005/06/10/ 
language_specific_styling_quotation_marks/



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