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RE: Deep nesting of quotes

From: Grant, Melinda <melinda.grant@hp.com>
Date: Wed, 17 May 2006 09:43:39 -0700
Message-ID: <E7284FFB4887E745BE5D33625E9AEEB0022FAE37@cacexc10.americas.cpqcorp.net>
To: "Daniel Glazman" <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>, <www-style@w3.org>


Daniel Glazman wrote:
 
>L. David Baron wrote:

> >>  <p>I said <q>Tony Hazzard wrote <cite><q>Ha ha</q> said the 
> >> clown</cite></q></p>
> >>
> >> would be rendered
> >>
> >>  I said 'Tony Hazzard wrote ""Ha ha" said the clown"'
> > 
> > I think I would expect:
> > 
> > I said "Tony Hazzard wrote ''Ha ha'' said the clown'"

> No. You have only one closing quote after ha.

> "Tony Hazzard wrote ''Ha ha' said the clown'"

...Hmm, I don't think we quite have it right yet... ;-)

I said "Tony Hazzard wrote ' "Ha ha" said the clown' " (spaces inserted
between single and double quotes for easier visual parsing...)

Melinda
Received on Wednesday, 17 May 2006 16:45:43 GMT

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