Re: Quasiquotation marks

From: Leonardo Boiko <>
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2014 10:33:08 -0300

What about using U+0331 "combining macron below" or U+0320 "combining
minus below"? Here are some samples:





2014-06-10 9:39 GMT-03:00 Philippe Verdy <>:
> (overstriking with <del> or <s> in HTML)

Modern HTML phased out <s>, and <del> has semantic meanings
innapropriate for this case. It would be better to use CSS
"text-decoration: line-through". This point has been raised in the
comments of the original post.

> How are they different to quoting multiple personalities, each one with their own color (red, green, blue, black for the author, grey for side remarks...)

That could be bad for people with color blindness (which may reach up
to some 10% of the genetically male population).

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