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Re: ISSUE-48 (marks-content-markup-attribute): 'marks' content markup attribute for Q (quotation) and BLOCKQUOTE [HTML 5 spec]

From: Olivier GENDRIN <olivier.gendrin@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 10:59:04 +0200
Message-ID: <e2c275120806030159p51f6c072n42a68c1adac80796@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Robert J Burns" <rob@robburns.com>
Cc: "Andrew Sidwell" <w3c@andrewsidwell.co.uk>, "HTML Issue Tracking WG" <public-html@w3.org>

On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 2:09 PM, Robert J Burns <rob@robburns.com> wrote:
> Well why don't you tell me how you're using it here. As I've said already
> this requires a single CSS declaration in the UAs default stylesheet for UAs
> that support CSS ::before and ::after selectors.
> q[marks=provided]::before,
> q[marks=needed]::after {
>        content: "";
> }
> Is that what you mean by implementation? Is that what you mean by
> implementation complexity?

The rules to write are a little bit more complicated to wrote if you
take into account nested quotes and I18n issues (there is two
quotations marks in French, &laquo;/&raquo; and &ldaquo/&lraquo; for
nested quotations). And nested multilingual quotation are even more
difficult to handle.

Olivier G.
Received on Tuesday, 3 June 2008 08:59:40 UTC

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