Re: Place punctuation inside or outside of quotes when writing software docs for English speaking Europeans in Europe?

Subject: Re: Place punctuation inside or outside of quotes when writing software docs for English speaking Europeans in Europe?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2010 13:45:56 -0800

I think English readers in non-English-speaking countries are used to
seeing a variety of punctuation styles.

In my experience the Brits have several competing standards, all of
which are being supplanted by the American style.

On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 1:19 PM, Leonard C. Porrello
<Leonard -dot- Porrello -at- soleratec -dot- com> wrote:
> In other words, regarding whether to place punctuation inside or outside
> of quotes, is the British style or American style used in Europe? How
> about in Asia in general and Japan specifically?
>
> I am also curious at to whether the Europeans prefer double quotes
> inside of single quotes for quotes with in quotes or vice-versa.
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