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Re: Marking Up Poetry (Was: Conformance of DL Groups Missing DT or DD)

From: Lee Kowalkowski <lee.kowalkowski@googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 09:42:25 +0000
Message-ID: <610592c90802280142y663cafa5xb61474aa79b01e06@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-html@w3.org

On 28/02/2008, Smylers <Smylers@stripey.com> wrote:
> * Poems are often read quite slowly, and the line-breaks are important,
>  usually signified by a pause.

Well, er, that depends on the type of poem, the intentions of the
poet, and perhaps how well it has been written and published.  For
many poems, one ought to avoid the temptaion to pause at the end of
the lines and honour the explicit punctuation.

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