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Re: CSS 2.1 editorial

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2004 13:12:34 +0000 (UTC)
To: Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Cc: www-style@w3.org, Bert Bos <Bert.Bos@sophia.inria.fr>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0403101311060.27969@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Sun, 29 Feb 2004, Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
>
> I know some people prefer single quotes and some prefer double, but
> perhaps it would be nice to just pick one? Using both in the same
> sentence ("style"... 'clip') is just plain confusing. I kept thinking
> there must be some difference between these two that explains this
> usage, but if there is I can't see it.

Attributes use double quotes and properties use single quotes. This is an
unwritten (well, it was unwritten up to now) convention used by
surprisingly many people.

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