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Re: Typographical psuedo selectors

From: Ian Hickson <ianh@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2001 22:40:57 +0000 (GMT)
To: bert.bos@sophia.inria.fr
cc: www-style@w3.org, John Anthony Lewis <gleemax@myrealbox.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0109042240140.21830-100000@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Tue, 4 Sep 2001, Bert Bos wrote:
> 
> I don't know what the best solution would be, but here are some
> possibilities:
> 
> 1) Use more mark-up, such as attributes:
> 
>     ... the movie <movie title="American Beauty">American
>       Beauty,</movie> which...
> 
> 2) A property to turn certain kinds of automatic adjustments on (cf.
>    TeX's \frenchspacing):
> 
>     body { typographic-corrections: italic smart-quotes line-ends }
> 
> 3) A pseudo-element to address typographic units:
> 
>     *:punc-after-italic { font-style: italic }
> 

4) Do nothing, and promote logical English. :-)

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