Re: ACTION re: HTML 3: Too many tags!

Bert Bos (
Thu, 27 Jul 95 07:50:47 EDT

Steve Graham writes:

|How might <q> be applied where sub-quotations are involved? A trivial English example:
|``My father always said 'enough' when eating too much,'' replied the man.
|Might there not be grounds for <q1>, <q2> as in:
|<q1>`My father always said <q2>enough</q2> when eating too much,</q1> replied the man.

On the contrary, any formatter (or style language) worth the name will
use the whole context when deciding on the rendering of an element.

It's no different from a nested list: the formatter automatically
chooses the right bullets (or quotes, as the case may be).


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