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Re: [PATCH 0/4] quotearg improvements

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/4] quotearg improvements
Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2011 08:16:50 +0100

On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 01:22, Bruno Haible <address@hidden> wrote:
> > I am very fond of my ` characters and hate the fact that stupid
> > standards broke what was the obviously useful thing to do ...
> I don't know what you consider to be the "obviously useful thing".
> I find Markus Kuhn's write-ups at
>  http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~mgk25/ucs/apostrophe.html
>  http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~mgk25/ucs/quotes.html
> very convincing.

In addition, you will still have the obviously useful thing that
people from all other countries have (Unicode quotes) as long as you
do not run in the C locale.

> In general, you probably don't want to put into standards.texi rules that
> have never been experimented, and never been tried on real users?

Yes, that was the idea.


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