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Re: When is a first letter not a :first-letter?

From: Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>
Date: Sun, 29 Jun 2008 20:39:23 -0700
Cc: "Simon Montagu" <smontagu@smontagu.org>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <7C9E5BAB-7AE7-48C6-A60A-167D0D3E5F4C@comcast.net>
To: "Ambrose Li" <ambrose.li@gmail.com>

On Jun 29, 2008, at 3:15 PM, Ambrose Li wrote:

> 2008/6/29 Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>:
>>
>>
>> On Jun 29, 2008, at 1:13 AM, Simon Montagu wrote:
>>
>>> <p>" This is a quotation "</p>
>>>
>>> it seems reasonable for :first-letter to apply to '" T', but in a  
>>> case
>>> like
>>
>> Maybe to some. But what if I just want to emphasize the punctuation  
>> mark
>> without emphasizing the actual letter?
>
> Then it's conceptually not a first "letter"

Conceptually, neither is a number. Why would you allow a number to be  
a "first letter", but not punctuation? It seems like a rather  
arbitrary decision.
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