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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: Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:27:41 -0400

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  > On a side note, there are quite a number of standard words in
  > English that come from other languages and that require non ascii
  > characters.

Mais non, we do not normally write accents on the words "resume" or
"elite" in English.  Nor "naive", which in English can be used
for either sex.

  > Also, regarding limitations to ascii in comments for Lisp and C
  > (as referred to earlier), I just checked the 2005 committee draft
  > for ISO/IEC 9899 as well as ANSI X3.226-1994 and I could not find
  > anything of the sort.

You can't expect to find the rules for GNU package sources in those

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