Re: Wish List for New Spec

Michael Seaton (Michael.Seaton@inforamp.net)
Wed, 27 Dec 1995 21:16:05 +0000


Message-Id: <199512280209.VAA25954@malone.inforamp.net>
From: "Michael Seaton" <Michael.Seaton@inforamp.net>
To: bbreak@mit.edu (Ben Breakstone)
Date: Wed, 27 Dec 1995 21:16:05 +0000
Subject: Re: Wish List for New Spec
Cc: www-html@w3.org

bbreak@mit.edu (Ben Breakstone) wrote:
[ snip ]
> I believe the absence of typesetter's (or "curly," or "smart") quotation
> marks from the english HTML entity set to be a grievous omission.

These could be hinted at in the current standard by using <Q> </Q>.

However this is still not a full substitute for having entity names,
since there will likely be cases in which a solitary quote is desired.

> Warm holiday wishes,
> Ben

Best regards,
--
Michael Seaton(mseaton@inforamp.net)