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Re: bug#23425: master branch: `message' wrongly corrupts ' to curly quot

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: bug#23425: master branch: `message' wrongly corrupts ' to curly quote.
Date: Mon, 05 Jun 2017 20:31:14 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.2 (gnu/linux)

On Jun 05 2017, Paul Eggert <address@hidden> wrote:

> Suppose the same string is used for both messages and
> documentation. You're proposing %` in the former where ` is in the latter,
> so we would need distinct strings.People cut and paste between messages
> and doc strings, and it's possible there's even code that does this (I
> haven't checked). Using different quoting notations for the two kinds of
> strings will cause confusion and problems.

That's a bad argument.  A doc string already has completely different
special characters.


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