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[whatwg] sarcasm

From: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 19:19:11 -0400
Message-ID: <462E906F.1030700@metalab.unc.edu>
Alexey Feldgendler wrote:

> In Western typography, there is already a tradition to mark up irony 
> with quotation marks:
> Yeah, George W. Bush has been such a ?great? president.

There's an even stronger tradition to mark quotes with quotation marks, 
and yet we have the q element.

Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo at metalab.unc.edu
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