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Re: Emacs 26.1 release branch created

From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: Re: Emacs 26.1 release branch created
Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:09:45 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.7.2 (2016-11-26)

Hello, Eli.

On Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 20:54:16 +0300, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:35:11 +0000
> > Cc: address@hidden
> > From: Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden>

> > This is rather sudden, leaving not much time for last minute
> > enhancements.

> Is it necessarily bad?

> > Can we please have a user option in Emacs 26 to disable curly quote
> > translation in messages and doc strings?

> I thought we already had that: text-quoting-style.

It is not a user option, and it is not documented in the Emacs manual,
with the result that anybody who needs it has a far harder time finding
it than she should.

It is also rather complicated, and lacks a prime property that such a
variable should have, namely that nil mean "no translation".

Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).

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