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Re: [ID 20000902.012] backticks as smart quotes

From:
andreas.koenig
Date:
September 2, 2000 10:32
Subject:
Re: [ID 20000902.012] backticks as smart quotes
Message ID:
m366oeya1x.fsf@ak-71.mind.de
>>>>> On Sat, 2 Sep 2000 12:49:42 -0400, <abigail@foad.org> said:

 > On Sat, Sep 02, 2000 at 06:37:13PM +0200, Andreas J. Koenig wrote:
>> 
>> Now I guess the question is, would POD be ready to work with U+2018
>> and U+2019 as an alternative? I fear doing so would open a can of
>> worms, but probably an interesting can of worms.


 > Considering the recent problems with characters in the 128-255 range,
 > I doubt so. Furthermore, not all the world uses XFree. Not even most
 > of the Unix world.

Well, here is a completely wrong interpretation of my words.

This is not an XFree problem. It is a much bigger problem that only
now becomes apparent to me, personally, because I switched to XFree 4.
And XFree4 switches to fonts that are considered correct if you follow
Unicode. And if you switch to these fonts then you will recognize that
there is a problem.

-- 
andreas



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