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[whatwg] Quoted (') and (") appear as ('''') and (''''')

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 5 Oct 2009 06:40:00 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0910050638440.25383@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 17 Sep 2009, ?istein E. Andersen wrote:
>
> Printable Unicode characters are referred to in at least five different ways:
> 	U+003D EQUALS SIGN (<code title="">=</code>)
> 	U+003D EQUALS SIGN ("<code title="">=</code>")
> 	U+003D EQUALS SIGN character (=)
> 	U+002D HYPHEN-MINUS ("-")
> 	U+003D EQUALS SIGN
> 
> Printable ASCII-characters are usually referred to as follows:
> 	0x3D (ASCII '=')
> 
> The ideal solution would of course be to make this fully consistent ? e.g., by
> using the style U+... (<code>...</code>) for Unicode all the time and perhaps
> also 0x... (ASCII <code>...</code>) for ASCII.
> 
> Failing that, "'" and '"' (two occurrences of each, excluding an unrelated
> unproblematic instance inside a script) should be changed since they appear
> confusingly as ''''' and '''' in a sans-serif typeface.

Fixed.

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