RE: Punctuation outside US

Subject: RE: Punctuation outside US
From: "Wright, Lynne" <Lynne -dot- Wright -at- Kronos -dot- com>
To: Jim <jameswitkin -at- gmail -dot- com>, techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2017 13:33:50 +0000

The internet says its punctuation outside quotation marks for Spanish. Presuming we're talking about Spanish, and not Portuguese.

If you're writing in English and will have the text translated, I'd leave it to the translators to deal with that issue. They should know what the convention is for various regional audiences.

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From: techwr-l-bounces+lynne -dot- wright=kronos -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+lynne -dot- wright=kronos -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On Behalf Of Jim
Sent: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 6:32 PM
To: techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Subject: Punctuation outside US

I know there are different practices for placing the period or comma inside or outside quotation marks. In the US, we place the period, comma inside the "quotation mark," while in the UK, it is placed outside.

I'm developing some documentation for the South American market. Does anyone know what the practice is there for this type of punctuation?
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