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

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 9ce1d38: Use curved quotes in core elisp diagnostics
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:39:00 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Jean-Christophe Helary <address@hidden> writes:

>> On Aug 27, 2015, at 03:51, Richard Stallman <address@hidden> wrote:
>> It is better not to use non-ASCII characters gratuitously.
>> Thus, better to write the quotes in comments with ASCII characters.
> Only 2 natural languages on earth can use ASCII only. Emacs ought to
> adapt to that reality.

Huh?  Emacs has no problems working with non-ASCII characters.  But its
comment language is English and its "message catalog" is English,
period.  Changing the former does not make sense, and changing the
latter is not under discussion and would not change the untranslated
texts anyway.

David Kastrup

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