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Re: Sentence spacing and nested quotes

From: Daniel Glazman <Daniel.Glazman@der.edf.fr>
Date: Fri, 27 Nov 1998 09:32:57 +0100
Message-ID: <365E63B9.22D48017@der.edf.fr>
To: Matthew Skala <mskala@ansuz.sooke.bc.ca>
CC: www-style@w3.org
Matthew Skala wrote:

> <Q><Q>What do you mean, <Q>no</Q>?</Q> asked Tom swiftly.</Q>
> 
> I want to see something like this:
> 
> "'What do you mean, "no"?' asked Tom swiftly."
> 
> That is how Lynx renders the <Q> tag, and I consider it the correct
> behaviour. 

Definitely not. This can be the correct behavior ***in english***, not
in other languages. French, Dutch (for instance) have a completely different
std behavior.

WWW: **World Wide** Web.

</Daniel>
Received on Friday, 27 November 1998 03:33:16 GMT

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