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Re: Why backquotes in GNU documentation?


From: John Hasler
Subject: Re: Why backquotes in GNU documentation?
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 08:01:32 -0600
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1 (gnu/linux)

I wrote:
> [Balanced delimiters are] useful how?

Miles writes:
> For instance, they can be used by a program invoking the compiler
> (emacs, an IDE, etc) do highlighting of the enclosed text.

That would be useful if it were done anywhere but Gnu documentation.  It
isn't.
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John Hasler 
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