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Re: [PATCH] Disable electric quotes in the Emacs codebase.

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Disable electric quotes in the Emacs codebase.
Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 21:34:00 +0200

> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden
> From: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2019 11:14:22 -0800
> Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > Paul, can you tell in which files you find electric quote mode
> > helpful?
> Random text files other than .el, .c, .texi. This includes ChangeLog files, 
> notes, and so forth. Even in .el and .c files I often prefer electric quote 
> mode 
> for comments, and for strings in the occasional files that deal with quotes 
> themeselves.

It's problematic to use these in C files, since we don't necessarily
visit them with UTF-8.  No such problems in .el files, where we should
only avoid doing that in strings, to avoid breaking related features.

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