Timothy Murphy writes:
 > Would there still be difficulty if one said
 > \quote{...\inquote{...}...} ?
 > Ie is it the nesting of \quote that causes the problem ?
quiche eaters say

 <quote>....<quote>..</quote> ...</quote>

and translate the depth of the quote nesting into a color range when
they display the text in their web brower

how many angels *can* dance on the head of a pin?