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

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 9ce1d38: Use curved quotes in core elisp diagnostics
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2015 18:09:19 +0900

Óscar Fuentes writes:

 > Maybe I skipped the post that described the improvements, but what
 > I've seem so far is "because it is modern",

I think you misread.  The point is that modernizing projects are
already doing it and the sky didn't fall, not that calling a feature
"modern" makes it attractive.

 > "because beginners think our current style is weird",

Indeed, they do.  So do a lot of people who are way beyond beginners.

 > "because other GNU projects use it",

Indeed, they do.

 > "because this will help improve our Unicode support"...

I think it will, as I gather Paul does.

 > Am I missing something?

"It improves readability."  But that's a matter of taste.

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