# [NTG-context] Problem with German quotes and kerning

Henning Hraban Ramm hraban at fiee.net
Wed Jan 25 18:38:04 CET 2006

Am 2006-01-25 um 13:45 schrieb Mojca Miklavec:

> It might be a personal decision which ones one uses, but I would say
> that using " vs. \quotation is approximately the same as using \"{a}
> vs ä. All of them work, but the second variant is somewhat cleaner.

No, it's more like a decision between \em and \it - \em and \quotation
{} are logical markup, \it and "' are optical.
And I hope we agree that markup should be logical, whether HTML or
TeX...

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Hraban
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