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Re: [ID 20000902.012] backticks as smart quotes

Tom Christiansen
September 3, 2000 05:52
Re: [ID 20000902.012] backticks as smart quotes
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>>>>>> On Sat, 02 Sep 2000 18:36:42 -0600, Tom Christiansen <tchrist@chth<SNIP>

>>> Mapping an apostrophe to a vertical line is just *wrong*, almost
>>> unforgiveably so.

>   > An apostrophe certainly is *not* a verticle prime.  That's broken.

>Citing Markus Kuhn.

>    Unicode 2.1 explicitly says that U+2019 is the preferred
>    punctuation apostrophe

And on that day when Perl and all the rest of my standard tools
begin to emit and process nothing but Unicode, on *that* day should
we heed this.  Clearly, we're not there yet.

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