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backquotes in reg*.c

Peter Scott
April 17, 2000 14:44
backquotes in reg*.c
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Maybe it's just me, but with the fonts I use (some version of courier), the 
backquotes in the output from the regex debugger just look weird:

	% perl -Mre=debug -e "foo =~ /bar/"
	compiling RE `bar'
	size 4 first at 1
	   1: EXACT <bar>(4)
	   4: END(0)
	anchored `bar' at 0 (checking anchored isall) minlen 3

'cos the normal single quotes are vertical whereas the backquotes are thin, 
elevated lines like grave accents.

Incredibly picky point perhaps, but if the majority have the same 
experience, perhaps the laudable quote-pairing exercise isn't worth it?

A patch would consist very nearly of s/`/'/g in reg*.c (one exception AFAICT).

Peter Scott
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