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Re: quotation marks [was Re: TUTORIAL.de updated]

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: quotation marks [was Re: TUTORIAL.de updated]
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2012 20:13:52 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.90 (gnu/linux)

On Fri, 20 Jan 2012 14:34:15 -0800 Paul Eggert <address@hidden> wrote: 

PE> Perhaps it would be nice to introduce a quoting function that
PE> follows the user's preference without our having to type directed
PE> quotes in the Elisp source code.  This could be a new format flag `,
PE> e.g.,

PE>   (format "Cannot open file %`s for reading", "foo.c")

PE> could follow the user's preference for quoting, returning

PE>   "Cannot open file ‛like this’ for reading"

PE> in your preferred environment.

That would be cool.  But maybe it would be nicer to have %` and %' for
open/close quote instead.


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