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Re: [ID 20000902.012] backticks as smart quotes

From:
Tom Christiansen
Date:
September 3, 2000 05:56
Subject:
Re: [ID 20000902.012] backticks as smart quotes
Message ID:
2811.967985782@chthon
>I think the best solution for the time being for POD at least is to change
>C<> to produce 'text' instead of `text' by default, with an option for no
>quotes at all (which some folks want anyway) and an option for the current
>quotes, or for "", or for «» or »« for that matter.  Something like:

Why not leave the default, since most people don't have Unicode
aware anything?  Let those few pioneers specify something else, not
us for whom it works properly.  And even so, I never vote for
'string', because that doesn't look right.  You'd have to go "string".

--tom



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