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RE: use of <mark> to denote notes in quoted text

From: Adrian Roselli <Roselli@algonquinstudios.com>
Date: Sun, 8 Sep 2013 15:07:01 +0000
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
CC: Reinier Kaper <rp.kaper@gmail.com>, JF <john@foliot.ca>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <0CB063710346B446A5B5DC305BF8EA3E8F3B30@Ex2010MBX.development.algonquinstudios.com>
> From: Steve Faulkner [mailto:faulkner.steve@gmail.com] 
> Sent: Sunday, September 08, 2013 10:53 AM
> Hi Adrian, 
> OK, so are you saying as I think Jukka was also, that no
> special markup is needed to identify changes/additional text
> added inline to quoted text?


> The conventional means using brackets, explanatory text,
> quotation marks etc is adequate?

For my  needs as a blogger, sometimes paid writer, and general reader (but by no means professional, trained author/journalist), yes.

> I am OK with that, I am just trying to explore what ways that
> existing markup could be used to to disambigaute inline notes
> etc from the quoted text.

I think <mark> can serve that role, but I don't immediately see how authors will work into a workflow/process that doesn't seem to use it now, nor how they can do it and make it accessible.

To be fair, I did not wade through the giant collection of sites you have made available to see how often <mark> is used Weekend laziness and all...
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