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I am testing some features of Slash, which means you will be limited to Latin-1, with no high-bit characters. Entities/character references only!
This will revert back to the old way of "whatever characters you want, man" later this week, likely.
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Bah; curly quotes were an abomination, anyway, from the moment the Macintosh first invented them. Or maybe from the moment the Wintel world first changed the high bit character code for them. (Or maybe I have my history wrong....)
Yeah, but typewriters got rid of that abomination long ago. Why people have to bring back the wild ways of the ancients is beyond me. ;)
OH, MY, YES!!! I hate that. I've even seen software that does that automatically.
Whenever I see that I feel like the typist was just very insecure about only having straight quotes. It really takes away my respect for their writing.
Also, `' may resemble quotes, but on many terminals I use, they are so big it almost looks like the author quoted like \this|.
This place is full of linguists, man!
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