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Quoting characters (was: Re: Call for testing Cygwin snapshot)
- From: "Buzz" <cygwin-talk dot buzz at bavag dot tmfweb dot nl>
- To: cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2005 19:25:56 +0100 (MET)
- Subject: Quoting characters (was: Re: Call for testing Cygwin snapshot)
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Op Thu, 22 Dec 2005 10:05:05 +0100 schreef Holger Krull
: Buzz schrieb:
: > Op Wed, 21 Dec 2005 20:54:12 +0100 schreef Holger Krull
: > in <43A9B2E4.5080908<at>gmx.de>:
: > : Bas van Gompel schrieb:
: > : > What do you mean when you write: ``strange quoting''?
: > : Most likely he means your use of two single qoutes ' instead of one double ".
: > To not get confused with (C- or shell-)string literals, I prefer to
: > use ``blah''. (info uses `blah', and here is an (arbitrary?) quote from
: I suspect you are reading your emails with a variable sized font?
Bad guess. (Slrn is a console-mode application.)
: Try a fixed size one a you may see that your way of qouting realy looks strange and makes reading harder.
[Wrapped by Buzz]
: The additional information provided by your qouting method does not
: outweigh this, in my opinion. Maybe use the ?german? way of qouting?
You /do/ see what that looks like in (my) slrn?
: But i believe folks will call this OT now.
I already suggested taking this to the talk-list. I am doing so now.
Buzz [It is ``quote'', not ``qoute''].
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