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Re: character syntax fixes needed

From: Ralf Angeli
Subject: Re: character syntax fixes needed
Date: Wed, 09 Mar 2005 12:37:41 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110003 (No Gnus v0.3) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

* Kenichi Handa (2005-03-09) writes:

> In article <address@hidden>, Dave Love <address@hidden> writes:
>> The guillemets ‹, ›, « and » should all be punctuation.  The single
>> ones currently have word syntax, and the double ones are treated as
>> parens in latin-{1,5,9}.el.
> As I don't use those characters, I don't know what is
> correct.  But, it seems that they are used as a pair; isn't
> it convenient if we give them paren syntax?

The problem is that they may be paired differently.  In German texts
they may be used as quotation marks like »this« and in French texts
like « that ».


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