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Re: [Emacs-diffs] emacs-25 26b56dc: Fix some single quotes in documentat

From: John Wiegley
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] emacs-25 26b56dc: Fix some single quotes in documentation
Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2016 13:50:30 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.130014 (Ma Gnus v0.14) Emacs/25.1.50 (darwin)

>>>>> Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

> I'm afraid that straight quoting 'like this' is the simplest way out of this
> mess. It is not a great solution, but it is the simplest and the other
> approaches all have problems that may be worse. This is why the patch I
> originally installed today used straight quoting. How about if we simply go
> back to it? I.e., revert commit 4235d2d9eaa3b64d3172f6c60f1e71704795af89 and
> then move on.

Why is this the "simplest way"? Just for a visual correspondence with what we
display in other contexts (PDF and within Emacs)?

I would much rather we kept `quotes' for NEWS then, rather than having an
intermediary 'quotes' form, whose only reason for existing is mere

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