Re: True quotes -Reply

Dan Delaney (dgdela01@homer.louisville.edu)
Fri, 19 Jul 1996 13:19:07 -0400 (EDT)


Date: Fri, 19 Jul 1996 13:19:07 -0400 (EDT)
From: Dan Delaney <dgdela01@homer.louisville.edu>
To: Charles Peyton Taylor <CTaylor@wposmtp.nps.navy.mil>
cc: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: True quotes -Reply
In-Reply-To: <s1ef4e86.036@wposmtp.nps.navy.mil>
Message-ID: <Pine.HPP.3.91.960719131511.6624A-100000@homer.louisville.edu>

On Fri, 19 Jul 1996, Charles Peyton Taylor wrote:
> "Esthetic retardation"?!?
> Am I the only person who doesn't see this as being 
> a greatly important issue (well, Abigail and myself)? 
> I mean, we're talking about whether they curl to the
> left, or curl to the right.

  You are ignoring the fact that other languages do not use the same 
quotation marks as English. French and German quotes need to have the 
left-right distinction. That is why a <Q>...</Q> tag would be the ideal 
solution.
   No you are not the only one who thinks that the aesthetic of it is not 
as important as the functionality. But many of us do feel that typography 
is important.

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