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Re: MLWLT-issue-88 (Re: Comment on ITS 2.0 specification WD, i18n-ISSUE-211: Quote element in HTML)

From: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2013 15:58:03 +0100
Message-ID: <514B1FFB.6000608@w3.org>
To: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
CC: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, public-multilingualweb-lt-comments@w3.org, www International <www-international@w3.org>
Am 21.03.13 15:53, schrieb Richard Ishida:
> Hmm. Ok. I think you could probably argue use of q for the markup with 
> the dir attribute in it, but I think that the text 
> "Internationalization Activity, W3C" should probably just have quotes 
> around it, since it's not quoting anything.

The purpose of the example is to demonstrate the usage of "dir" in 
HTML5. What would be a good text for that? e.g. how could we replace

<p>In Arabic, the title <q dir=rtl lang=ar>نشاط التدويل، W3C</q>
       means <q>Internationalization Activity, W3C</q>.</p>

Best,

Felix

>
> (See the HTML5 spec "The q element must not be used in place of 
> quotation marks that do not represent quotes; for example, it is 
> inappropriate to use the q element for marking up sarcastic statements.")
>
> RI
>
>
> On 21/03/2013 09:02, Felix Sasaki wrote:
>> Hi Richard, Björn, all,
>>
>> the example 48 now says "q", see
>> http://www.w3.org/International/multilingualweb/lt/drafts/its20/its20.html#EX-dir-html5-local-1 
>>
>>
>> I assume that you are OK with this, let us know otherwise.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Felix
>>
>> Am 14.02.13 15:43, schrieb Felix Sasaki:
>>> Hi Richard, all,
>>>
>>> coming back to this: do you want us to change this to "q" or to
>>> "cite"? Both fine, just trying to move the issue forward.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Felix
>>>
>>> Am 16.01.13 20:51, schrieb Richard Ishida:
>>>> Apologies. I'm referring to Example 48.
>>>>
>>>> RI
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 16/01/2013 19:46, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
>>>>> * Richard Ishida wrote:
>>>>>> Example 48: The Directionality data category expressed locally in 
>>>>>> HTML
>>>>>> http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/WD-its20-20121206/#directionality-implementation 
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> There is no quote element in HTML5. I think you mean cite.
>>>>>
>>>>> More likely 'q' or 'blockquote'. It would help if you would actually
>>>>> quote the text you are commenting on, the section number is nice, but
>>>>> people still have to search and guess what you might be referring to.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
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