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Re: a sentence ending in uppercase suppresses double space

From: Gavin Smith
Subject: Re: a sentence ending in uppercase suppresses double space
Date: Mon, 2 Nov 2015 02:39:53 +0000

On 6 August 2015 at 19:43, Benno Schulenberg <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 6, 2015, at 16:39, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>> > Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2015 11:20:55 +0100
>> > From: Gavin Smith <address@hidden>
>> >
>> > On 6 August 2015 at 11:18, Benno Schulenberg <address@hidden> wrote:
>> > > I have a string, including the double quotes, that I wish to have set
>> > > in a fixed-wdith font in the HTML document, but I don't want single
>> > > quotes added around the string when such type setting is not available.
>> > >
>> > > Currently I have @code{"string"}, which results in '"string"' in the
>> > > Info document, which is undesirable.
>> >
>> > Use @t instead of @code. (Info node (texinfo)Fonts.)
>> My recommendation would be to use @samp{string} (yes, without the
>> quotes: they are redundant in this case).
> @samp{} produces 'single quotes' in Info and ‘pretty single quotes’ in
> HTML output. But for my case the double quotes are part of the code
> and must be shown exactly so.
>> I think @t and other direct
>> references to typefaces should be avoided.
> I agree with that.  But texinfo does not provide something
> like @code-but-only-use-typeface-never-quotes.  I wish to
> indicate that something is code (when the output method
> alllows it) only through typefaces (like fixed-width or bold)
> never by using any kind of quotes.

I've remembered that you can turn off code quotes completely with
where FILE.texi is your input file. I don't know if that's what you
want: you won't have the option of having quotes around code-like text

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