Re: <q> and commas

2008/10/29 Robert J Burns <>

> The issue is not (as in the MS Word case) for editing software to try to
> anticipate the author is trying to convey, but rather for there to be a
> separation of concerns so that when an author marks up a document with
> specific semantics, the presentation is easily altered by the presentational
> layer of a UA. This is quite the opposite of the MS Word case in that we
> want the meaning in the document as the author intended and not the meaning
> that some later software tries to anticipate was the author's meaning (like
> heuristically deciding which phrases enclosed in quotation marks are
> quotations and which are titles, etc.).



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