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Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 9ce1d38: Use curved quotes in core elisp diagno

From: Dmitry Gutov
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 9ce1d38: Use curved quotes in core elisp diagnostics
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2015 04:09:22 +0300
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On 08/19/2015 12:43 AM, Paul Eggert wrote:
We're talking only
about the prose that appears in commentary and strings of Emacs Lisp
source files, and this makes Chad Brown's remarks about prose relevant
to the discussion.

Not at all. I'm pretty sure the "numerous complaints from editors" Chad mentioned were not about contents of docstrings in Elisp Chad wrote.

Whatever choice is made WRT to docstring syntax, it should have to bearing on people's ability to write prose (books, articles, blog posts) and typography used therein.

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