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Re: capitalize-word can't see thru the ' quote mark in text-mode


From: Karl Eichwalder
Subject: Re: capitalize-word can't see thru the ' quote mark in text-mode
Date: 24 May 2001 13:34:31 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.0.103

"Eli Zaretskii" <address@hidden> writes:

> That's because ' is a word-constituent character in text-mode and its
> derivatives (such as mail-mode).  I think you are expected to quote
> `like this', not 'like this' when you use ASCII text.

Markus Kuhn did some research on this issue:

    http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~mgk25/ucs/quotes.html

In short: ` (0x60) is not a quoting character but the "grave accent".
Using ASCII you've to use single quotes 'this way'.

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