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bug#31815: 27.0; Inappropriate use of curly quotes in `info.el'

From: Drew Adams
Subject: bug#31815: 27.0; Inappropriate use of curly quotes in `info.el'
Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2018 10:51:31 -0700 (PDT)

> > The bug report was about the occurrence of such curly quotes
> > in the Lisp sources (`info.el'), not about their appearance
> > in Info files.  So your reply does not make sense to me.
> Why do you care about what is in the Lisp sources?  The Lisp sources
> do whatever they need to do to produce appropriate contents in the
> buffer they create.

For the reason I gave: I copy and paste code from those


[A bigger bother is copying and pasting code or help
text from Emacs (e.g. `*Help*' or Info) to other
contexts where, say, `...` is used.  For example, I
often paste `*Help*' output into emacs.StackExchange
answers, and I spend time replacing each curly left
and right quote by `.  (Before the change to curliness
I had only to replace the ' by `, e.g., change `foobar'
to `foobar`.]

> Using these characters does have its downsides, so we
> use them as little as possible in the sources.

Thanks, for that.  Copy + paste and (perhaps) search
are the biggest bothers, I think.

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