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Re: [TIP] Get rid of the `foo' eyesore

From: Reiner Steib
Subject: Re: [TIP] Get rid of the `foo' eyesore
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2003 09:22:02 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

On Thu, Jul 10 2003, Jesper Harder wrote:

> There's an entrenched habit in Emacs and Info of abusing ` (grave
> accent) and ' (apostrophe) as left and right single quotation marks.
>   (aset standard-display-table ?` [342392])  ; ‘
>   (aset standard-display-table ?' [342393])  ; ’
> you can get proper, nice looking single quotes.

Looks nice.  Alas, when reading (info "(bash)Command Substitution") or
editing shell scripts it may be confusing, YMMV.

Bye, Reiner.
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