Subject: Re: international smart quotes?
From: Caolan McNamara (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Jul 21 2000 - 05:28:28 CDT
At 11:14 21.07.00 +0100, Robert Hart wrote:
>On Thu, 20 Jul 2000, WJCarpenter wrote:
>->As I sort of expected, I'm getting a bit of an education on the use of
>->quotation marks in non-English writing. (No, no, trust me ... I
>->actually have crossed the oceans surrounding the US. Heck, I've even
>->been to Canada a couple of times. :-) Please keep these examples
>->coming, as I find them quite interesting.
>I don't think any of the differences would effect your algorithm - I think we
>just use single quotes alot more. Just be warned.....
Just to follow up here, not on quotemarks per se, but unicode.org has
reports on similiar issues at
which will notify of some gotchas in other places, and asking on the
will help flush out these things, in fact I have a vague memory of a
historical quote information and different script and language usages.
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