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RE: Emacs is lying to me, or curly quotes strike again

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: Emacs is lying to me, or curly quotes strike again
Date: Thu, 7 Jul 2016 08:05:42 -0700 (PDT)

FWIW, having to do this kind of thing now to doc strings is nuts:

 "Major mode for editing JSX.

 To customize the indentation for this mode, set the SGML offset
 variables (`sgml-basic-offset', `sgml-attribute-offset' et al.)
 locally, like so:

   (defun set-jsx-indentation ()
     (setq-local sgml-basic-offset js-indent-level))
   (add-hook \\='js-jsx-mode-hook #\\='set-jsx-indentation)"
             ^^^                   ^^^
              |                     |

And some who write doc strings will sometimes not bother to be
so careful as to do it.  And the resulting rendered "code" will
not be copy+pastable.  So there will be questions here & there
about why code that was copied doesn't work...

Yes, I know the mantra: "That ship has sailed."  It should never
have made it out of the shipyard.  Nay; it should never have even
been constructed.  It was built and launched overnight, with only
a few nightowls sounding the alarm and those in charge turning
their backs.  This will be a sizable pebble in our shoe for a
long time to come...

(And why the extra newline after the first docstring line, BTW?
That's not conventional, and it doesn't help users, IMHO.)

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