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Re: GCC 's quoting typographic conventions
- From: Gabriel Dos Reis <gdr at cs dot tamu dot edu>
- To: Paul Schlie <schlie at comcast dot net>
- Cc: "Joseph S. Myers" <joseph at codesourcery dot com>,"Randy.Dunlap" <rddunlap at osdl dot org>, Robert Dewar <dewar at gnat dot com>,<gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>, <gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: 01 Nov 2004 10:26:52 -0600
- Subject: Re: GCC 's quoting typographic conventions
- Organization: Texas A&M University, Department of Computer Science
- References: <BDAB8BA9.7B42firstname.lastname@example.org>
Paul Schlie <email@example.com> writes:
| > From: "Joseph S. Myers" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
| > Another tool can't do anything typographical without the necessary
| > information. With the matched quotes, however, it could e.g. place the
| > contents of the quotes in a fixed-width font.
| - like parse it?? (but then again, somewhat ironically, GCC can't parse
| its own pretty quotes, nor should it have to)
But again, if you want to have ASCII quotes, you can have it. Just
use LANG=C. It is not that someone ie taking away that option.
And you "ironic argument" about GCC unable to parse its own pretty
quotes is pure nonsense: The diagnostics pretty-quotes or not are not
things GCC parses.