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Re: Typographical psuedo selectors

From: Ian Hickson <ianh@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2001 12:16:15 +0000 (GMT)
To: Clover Andrew <aclover@1value.com>
cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0109051214230.18518-100000@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Wed, 5 Sep 2001, Clover Andrew wrote:
>
> Ian Hickson <ianh@hixie.ch> suggested:
> 
>> 4) Do nothing, and promote logical English. :-)
> 
> My preferred option too! I find 'comma inside quotation' and 'italicised
> comma' not only confusingly ambiguous but also really quite ugly.
> 
> The alt.english.usage FAQ credits this typographical convention to
> mechanical concerns with older metal type, with the implication that it
> best be discarded in this day and age. I'm not certain of the truth of
> this but I would certainly like to see the back of ',"'!

Souldn't that be ``',"!'?''

er. never mind.

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