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


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: capitalize-word can't see thru the ' quote mark in text-mode
Date: Thu, 24 May 2001 19:52:42 +0300

> From: Karl Eichwalder <address@hidden>
> Date: 24 May 2001 13:34:31 +0200
> 
> 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'.

Thanks for the pointer.  This is something we should consider when
Emacs switched to Unicode-based representation of characters.

In any case, it's not easy to make that change, since lots of software
uses `this' as quoting style (Info is one notable example; Emacs doc
strings is another).



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