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Re: Editorial Comment on CSS3 Values and Units (and perhaps other specs)

From: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2005 10:03:48 -0400
Message-ID: <42EB88C4.5080904@metalab.unc.edu>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:

> See <http://www.w3.org/2001/06/manual/#Punctuation>, if you think this
> section should be changed, see the SotD for where to send comments. Note
> that people often copy and paste text from W3C Technical Reports into
> mails, usenet article, other web pages, etc. and there is often lack for
> support for non-ascii characters in the relevant software. Even W3C's
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-i18n-comments/2004Apr/ list
> archive is not particularly good at handling those.

That states,

Remember you are typing HTML or XML not TeX. Use quotation marks rather 
than grave accents and apostrophes to quote text (e.g., ``value'' should 
read "value").

In other words, they're saying to use double quotes, not two single 
quotes. The curliness or lack thereof of the quotes isn't really 
discussed. However, it does make sense to ask them to make it explicit 
that curly quotes are good. I'll cc my original message to them.

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