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Re: HTML5's Q element

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 2009 11:31:18 +0300
Cc: "T.J. Crowder" <tj@crowdersoftware.com>, public-html-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <7037DFB8-ADE1-4DA9-90C4-9438C3549A66@iki.fi>
To: Ryan Roberts <hello@ryanroberts.co.uk>
On Sep 2, 2009, at 16:56, Ryan Roberts wrote:

> I'm also in support of Yahia's points, the UA shouldn't add quotes  
> in. Whether it's no common or not it's a bad idea that needs  
> changing sooner rather than later.

It's a bad idea, sure. But it doesn't follow that <q> in itself is a  
good idea and needs changing.

My conclusion is that adding quotes is a bad idea *and* <q> in itself  
isn't particularly useful. Thus, the solution is not to use <q> in  
newly-authored documents.

Hixie, maybe <q> should be obsolete but conforming...

Henri Sivonen
Received on Thursday, 3 September 2009 08:31:59 UTC

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