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Re: Odd typo in update message?

From: Kaz Kylheku
Subject: Re: Odd typo in update message?
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2005 16:33:37 -0800 (PST)

On Tue, 15 Mar 2005, Mark E. Hamilton wrote:

> Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2005 12:06:27 -0700
> From: Mark E. Hamilton <address@hidden>
> To: address@hidden
> Subject: Odd typo in update message?
> I ran across the following typo in the output from 'cvs update', when it 
> is passed the name of a file which exists but is unknown to cvs. Note 
> the use of a grave accent on the left and an apostrophe on the right.

Opening quote, closing quote. When I'm writing e-mail, I 
quote, ``like this''. 

This is also the input convention used in the TeX typesetting system,
which turns that lexical notation into properly typeset quotes.

In some countries, opening quotes resemble commas, ,,like this''.
99 down, 99 up. Over here it is 66 and 99.

The closest thing to 66 and 99 is to use two backticks and two

In some fonts, the apostrophe character ' actually looks like a tiny
number 9, but with the loop filled in, and the backquote looks just
like it but turned 180 degrees to make a tiny 6.

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