Presentation of Q

Hakon Lie (howcome@w3.org)
Mon, 5 May 1997 16:32:48 +0200 (MET DST)


Date: Mon, 5 May 1997 16:32:48 +0200 (MET DST)
Message-Id: <199705051432.QAA08428@www4.inria.fr>
To: neil@bigpic.com
Cc: www-html@w3.org, www-style@w3.org
Subject: Presentation of Q
In-Reply-To: <13480910900461@cjnet.com>
From: Hakon Lie <howcome@w3.org>

Neil St.Laurent writes:

 > These seems somewhat like a stylistic problem, since the quotes=20
 > really have no meaning themselves and only meant for display. Howeve=
r=20
 > CSS would not be able to specify this type of special quotes=20
 > rendering.

True, CSS1 cannot do this. There is a proposal to add this capability
in the future, e.g.:

  Q:before { content: "=AB" }
  Q:after { content: "=BB" }

The new 'content' property would also be useful for e.g. automatic
numbering of elements.

Regards,

-h&kon

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