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Re: [Emacs-diffs] master b533552 2/5: Documentation fixes re quotes

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] master b533552 2/5: Documentation fixes re quotes
Date: Sun, 06 Sep 2015 21:28:18 -0400

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  > More generally, though, I did not remove every single curved quote from the 
  > tutorial.  That is because it's fine if some programmers want to use curved 
  > quotes in docstrings and diagnostics.

They can write anything they like in their own programs, but it's not "fine".
They are not supposed to do this in the Emacs sources.

The Lisp Intro should show recommended practice, not complicate
matters with other ways.  So please remove the curly quotes from the
Lisp Intro (and any other manuals).

Dr Richard Stallman
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