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Re: some examples in docs don't compile

From: Graham Percival
Subject: Re: some examples in docs don't compile
Date: Sat, 27 Sep 2008 17:55:40 -0700

Thanks!  I'll also point out that since we (almost) always stick
lilypond code in complete examples, it's very obvious to see such
problems -- that's why @code{} should be used at a minimum.

Trevor, please fix your text editor.  :)

- Graham

On Sat, 27 Sep 2008 17:36:14 -0700 (PDT)
Mark Polesky <address@hidden> wrote:

> Some examples in the online documentation incorrectly use a
> "right single quotation mark" (U+2019 - ___) where an "apostrophe"
> (U+0027 - ') belongs, causing these examples to fail when run.
> I've also found instances of "right double quotation mark"
> (U+201D - ___) in place of 2 apostrophes, and one instance of
> "left single quotation mark" (U+2018 - ___) in place of an
> "grave accent" (U+0060 - `). Ordinarily, I guess I wouldn't
> bother, but if a user copies and pastes and example to try it
> out, and gets an error message... It just doesn't look good.
> I've made a list of instances that I've found (limited to NR 6)
> but there may be others throughout the docs. Incidentally, I
> wonder if some word-processor is auto-formatting some of these
> examples. Something to look out for.
> Mark

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