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Re: Why backquotes in GNU documentation?

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: Why backquotes in GNU documentation?
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 14:15:41 +0900

John Hasler <> writes:
>> ...the usefulness of balanced delimiters...
> Useful how?

For instance, they can be used by a program invoking the compiler
(emacs, an IDE, etc) do highlighting of the enclosed text.  The use of `
to mark the start of such sequences is particularly useful because it's
otherwise rarely used.


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