Nested Q elements should alternate quote styles

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RESOLVED INVALID
13 years ago
13 years ago

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(Reporter: braden, Unassigned)

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13 years ago
Nested Q elements should cause the quote style to be changed based on the nesting level, per locale conventions.
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13 years ago
In English, this means double->single->double->single->etc.
In English, it means double -> single -> single -> single.

And the fact that we disagree about that (as do speakers of other languages) is part of the reason we're never going to do this for other languages.

Alternation is also incorrect per the CSS spec; we're following the spec.  If you think it's wrong, get the spec changed.

http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/generate.html#quotes-specify says:
# If the depth is greater than the number of pairs, the last pair is repeated.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
I do think the CSS spec is wrong here, and I've posted to www-style about it:
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2006May/0125.html
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