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Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 9ffb6ce 5/5: Quoting fixes in lisp/internationa

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 9ffb6ce 5/5: Quoting fixes in lisp/international and lisp/leim
Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 07:28:11 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> Just to emphasize that `...' quoting is not at all ugly on my terminal -
>> in fact, it's rather elegant.
> Indeed, the font I see in my Linux console renders them OK
> (pre-XFree86-4 style), but I think you're sadly in a minority.
>> However, using curly quotes is problematic.  I run on a Linux
>> virtual terminal.
> Curly quotes render just fine in my Linux console.  So it looks like
> you're in an even smaller minority.

When assuming that the world only consists of Alan and Stefan, the word
"minority" does not make a lot of sense.  Assuming that "$x works for
Stefan's setup and $y doesn't" means that "$x doesn't work for $u but $y
does." is impossible for all values of u is a bit self-centric.

David Kastrup

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