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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Re: Re: [HEY TOM!] unhelpful error for unreadab

From: Andrew Suffield
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Re: Re: [HEY TOM!] unhelpful error for unreadable directories
Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2004 18:23:00 +0100
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On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 06:06:33PM +0200, Nikolai Weibull wrote:
> > > Third, some fonts will display a single quote (') tilted slightly
> > > forward, which makes for a pretty display, terminating a previous
> > > backtick (`).
> > And some fonts will display a small picture of a horse. But most fonts
> > give you a backtick for ` and a single quote or apostrophe for ',
> > which are horribly mismatched and look awful. Notably any vaguely
> > modern font will do this, because it will have been written for the
> > unicode character set and therefore contains real matched quotes at
> > different codepoints.
> Yes, I agree with you.  I gave up a long time ago on having ' in my font
> as a straight line and tilted it to work better with GNU output.  I have
> come to like it, but hopefully this will be taken care of once the
> utilities move to more unicode enabled font friendly output and I can
> revert to a straight line.

That happened about five years ago.

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