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bug#23425: master branch: `message' wrongly corrupts ' to curly quote.


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: bug#23425: master branch: `message' wrongly corrupts ' to curly quote.
Date: Thu, 05 May 2016 09:12:09 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.93 (gnu/linux)

Lars Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> writes:

> Well, while I don't quite understand the whole "hatin' on quotes" thing,
> I think Paul's arguments makes sense.  But we should document this in a
> forward-looking manner.  We should say that Emacs in the future may do
> random substitutions of characters in the first string of `message' and
> `format', and that the only way to get things untranslated is this:
>
> (format "%s" foo)

That makes it impossible to write format strings.

Andreas.

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