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Re: text-quoting-style

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: text-quoting-style
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:42:37 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli says:
> For users who don't want the Unicode characters, even though their
> display can show them.  Given the controversy, I think this is
> justified.

David says:
> Display table tricks will not help with copy&paste to external
> applications and with files processed by any program rather than Emacs.

Paul says:
> As I understand it, Alan introduced text-quoting-style because he did not
> want curved quotes in any buffer or string, even curved quotes displayed as
> grave accent and apostrophe.

IIUC, all these are guesses or hypothetical needs.  So it looks like
there is no really good reason for that config variable.

At the very least it should not be a Custom var.

And unless someone comes up with a better, first-hand reason, we should
get rid of it.


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