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

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 9ce1d38: Use curved quotes in core elisp diagnostics
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2015 14:15:58 -0400

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  > > Couldn't we easily have a mode for use in Text mode, that turns ' into
  > > ‘ or ’ according to the context?  (Maybe we already do.)

  > Yes we do, in Emacs master.  It's Electric Quote mode.

I had a vague memory we had that, but people were conversing as if
it didn't exist.

                                                            You can try it out 
  > putting this into your ~/.emacs file:

Would someone like to ask the person who criticized us
to try that and see if he finds Emacs better now that it has that feature?

Dr Richard Stallman
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