[whatwg] sarcasm

Karl Dubost karl at w3.org
Tue Apr 24 17:50:39 PDT 2007

Le 25 avr. 2007 à 08:19, Elliotte Harold a écrit :
> 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.

Because quote is useful not because of his punctuation but because of  
the possibility to give the reference of the quote.

    <cite>Raymond Queneau</cite> said:
    "<q xml:lang="fr"
       Toute forme de langage devrait être reconnue et libre  
d'exister sans ironie.

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