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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 11:14:53 -0400
Message-ID: <42EB996D.1060305@metalab.unc.edu>
To: Mitch Marks <mitch@cuip.net>
CC: Felix Miata <mrmazda@ij.net>, www-style@w3.org

Mitch Marks wrote:
> Aside from main  issue (whether these should be used) -- EH's example at
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2005Jul/0437.html suggests
> that maybe the term Curly Quotes is something of a misnomer -- as these
> aren't at all curled, though they are tilted to distinguish begin from
> end.

Yes, I'm being careless in my phrasing. The official Unicode names for 
these characters are "left double quotation mark" and "right double 
quotation mark". The ASCII character 0x22 is known as simply "quotation 

´╗┐Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo@metalab.unc.edu
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