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Re: Can we have the "type" and "encoding" options back?

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 29 Nov 2002 08:28:29 -0500
Message-Id: <a05200f32ba0d19d8ab5c@[24.202.71.17]>
To: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>

At 12:46 +0100 2002-11-29, Terje Bless wrote:
>Christoph P”per <christoph.paeper@tu-clausthal.de> wrote:
>
>  >In general I welcome the use of correct typography.
>
>Hmmm. I think you've convinced me to use "plain" quotes. In general, I'm
>incapable of correct typography so perhaps it's better to not attempt to
>get fancy. :-)

The correct way of quoting when it's a quote which means a citation:

block of text:
	<blockquote>
	<p>
	...
	</p>
	</blockquote>

inline:
	<p>...   <q>citation</q> ...</p>

Rationale: It's better to use the element q for example, because it 
has a correct semantic. But ALSO it will use the correct rendering 
depending on the language.

I filled a bug in Mozilla a while ago
	http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=144853

And created a test page
	http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/attachment.cgi?id=83842&action=view


Unfortunately the bug has not been fixed yet in Mozilla 1.2. :(
IE 5.2 for mac does a fairly good job at it.


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Karl Dubost / W3C - Conformance Manager
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