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setting "font-style" for <Q> affects outside quotation characters as well as actual quote

From: Stephen Waters <swaters@amicus.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 13:22:43 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <1035480160.9998.16.camel@swaters>
To: www-style@w3.org
The original impetus for this email was this bug:


I'm *not* a CSS whiz so please forgive me if I'm missing something
obvious or if I don't use the correct terminology.

In short, I think the quotation characters generated by <Q> around a
quote should always inherit the text/font characteristics of the
surrounding block. Only the quote itself should be affected by changing
text/font styles of <Q>.

If this is wrong-headed, let me know. :)

Received on Friday, 25 October 2002 11:36:32 UTC

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