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

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: quotation marks [was Re: TUTORIAL.de updated]
Date: Sat, 21 Jan 2012 12:29:33 +0200

> Date: Sat, 21 Jan 2012 08:59:05 +0000
> Cc: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>, address@hidden, address@hidden,
>   address@hidden
> From: Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden>
> Sorry, but that's a philosophical point that cannot pass without
> challenge.  Because fewer people are using tty environments (which is
> basically what is meant here by "ASCII-only") is it really "less
> important" to support them?  Or is there some other reason?
> There are at least three Emacs developers who use a tty rather than a
> GUI.  There are users who do the same.  (Why use a GUI for pure text
> work, indeed?)  To adapt a tty for random Unicode characters is a
> non-trivial amount of work.

TTY != pure-ASCII.

What kind of TTY do you use that needs a "non-trivial amount of work"
to support non-ASCII characters?  And what that is the work which
needs to be done for that?

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