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Re: <q>

From: Sam Kuper <sam.kuper@uclmail.net>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 22:26:14 +0000
Message-ID: <4126b3450810291526s6ec67420h8b7e0f12a3767575@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Thomas Broyer" <t.broyer@gmail.com>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
2008/10/29 Thomas Broyer <t.broyer@gmail.com>

> Er, which of the following is "correct"? (ok, no "redundancy" here, but
> still)
> <p><q>I'm tired of this,</q> he said.</p>
> or
> <p><q>I'm tired of this</q>, he said.</p>

 If the <q> element behaves as I've proposed it should, then both would be
valid HTML 5. Assuming the language code were EN, the former might render,
by default, as:

"I'm tired of this," he said.

which is definitely a grammatically correct English sentence. The latter
might render, by default, as:

"I'm tired of this", he said.

which is of debatable grammatical correctness wrt. British English at least.


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