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

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 9ffb6ce 5/5: Quoting fixes in lisp/international and lisp/leim
Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:41:46 -0400

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  > As long as curly quotes are relegated to displayed messages and Help 
  > buffers, you'll never need to type them as input for external tools.

  > And as for isearch, in the rare cases where looking for a beginning of a 
  > symbol reference is important, you could input \_< or \_> instead.

I think you're right -- but that's not how it seems things are.
We were informed today that there are over
900 curly quotes in the Emacs sources now.
Why are they in the sources?
Dr Richard Stallman
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