Re: Bug#228486: Apology to german users required in the release notes
On Tue, Aug 31, 2004 at 08:28:14PM +0200, Mario Lang wrote:
It feels to me as if you are intentionally failing to get my point.
I have no problems reading ``this'' as double quotes, but ,,this" is just
a double comma.
Well, `` isn't a double quote any more than ,, is--it's a pair of grave
accents. There is a proper double opening quote for english in UTF-8,
just like there's a proper double opening quote for german in UTF-8. The
only difference is that (until my previous post) english-speaking users
haven't demanded an apology for misusing punctuation.