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bug#20926: 25.0.50; Quotation marks always display as hard quotes


From: Artur Malabarba
Subject: bug#20926: 25.0.50; Quotation marks always display as hard quotes
Date: Thu, 2 Jul 2015 11:12:32 +0100

2015-07-02 6:42 GMT+01:00 Paul Eggert <address@hidden>:
> I reproduced the originally-reported bug and installed a patch as master
> commit bb35a21c0e8a4b82ac04fa26a53f6ca394afbb24.

Thanks Paul, I can confirm it's fixed for me

> I'm not quite following the "hole in our machinery" a.k.a. "bug within the
> bug" issue.  Perhaps a separate bug report should be filed for the other
> bug?

The point was that even though Emacs thought that the "left quotation
mark" character was not displayable, the composition engine still
tried displaying it in the help buffer. But I'm not sure that's a bug
at all.

> By the way, after giving the fix a try I suggest changing your locale from
> 'en_GB' to 'en_GB.utf8', most likely by setting the LC_ALL or LANG
> environment variables.  I don't know why utf8 is not the default encoding,
> but these days it's probably what you want.

Will do, thanks.





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