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Re: High-end punctuation (was RE: mdash)

From: Mike Paciello <paciello@yuri.org>
Date: Mon, 02 Feb 1998 13:21:40 -0500
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To: "Linda M. Cunningham" <linda.cunningham@his.com>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

The logo program has been tried, fairly unsuccessfully in the past. That's
why we're trying to do something via PICS. If, however, a major industry
partner sponsored/marketed/promoted the logo, we might have a better chance.

- Mike

At 10:49 AM 2/2/98 -0700, Linda M. Cunningham wrote:
>>	Chris wrote:
>>> On another subject has anyone had any bright ideas about
>>> what to do with mdashes -- one site I've been helping with
>>> has been using two regular dashes, like this: -- and I've
>>> been using &#151; on another site. However I've now realized
>>> that while &#151; works OK it's not in the ISO character
>>> set. And what is concerning me more is how speech
>>> synthesizers would deal with this, anyone got any ideas?
>David Pawson wrote:
>>	The quick and dirty is to avoid using them - there are
>This is true, but as a writer and editor, I would rather not have to edit
>work around not being able to use punctuation that is appropriate to the
>content I am producing for the web site.
>I've been lurking for a week or so on this list, and unless I missed it,
>there hasn't been any mention of rewarding sites that do conform to WAI
>standards -- only ways to fix "bad" sites.  Perhaps the carrot approach of
>letting appropriate sites display a "WAI-compliant" logo would encourage
>more content providers to ensure their sites are friendlier.  Thoughts?
>Linda M. Cunningham        | List Owner, CANWINE
>http://www.canwine.com - Canadian Wines Home Page
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