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OT: TECH: css (fuit: Re: Critique needed for lessons)

From:Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>
Date:Wednesday, May 24, 2006, 14:08
Philip Newton skrev:
> On 5/24/06, Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...> wrote: > >> As for the marking of English glosses I'd really prefer >> the standard convention of 'single quotes', simply 'cos >> to my eye at least the fixed width font doesn't stand >> out enough(3) -- I'm aware you can't tweak that with css, >> though. > > > Eh? Sure you can; it's called "generated content": > . (See, in particular, the > :before and :after pseudo-elements.) Heck, it even has special support > for using quotation marks of various descriptions!
Indeed! Great and wonderful. I've already added styles for glosses citation quotes and scarequotes to my standard css, plus discontinued the odious browser habit of displaying inline <cite> elements in italics without quotes -- it now is quotes without italics! ;)
>> (Durst I suggest > > > I thought "durst" was 2sg. only; I would've expected "Dare I suggest" here.
Yes yes yes <shame> -- I got in my head that it be some sort of subjunctive, and had totally forgot about the -st ending...
> >> I really prefer Perl, and wish Perl could be as easily >> incorporated with HTML... > > > They are lots of ways to incorporate Perl in HTML; people love > reinventing certain wheels, and this is one of them. The Template > Toolkit may be one of the better ways. I think HTML::Mason is also > similar.
Have any idea how one persuades an ISP to make them available? ;)
> Cheers,
-- /BP 8^)> -- Benct Philip Jonsson -- melroch at melroch dot se "Maybe" is a strange word. When mum or dad says it it means "yes", but when my big brothers say it it means "no"! (Philip Jonsson jr, age 7)


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