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Re: Bug#228486: Apology to german users required in the release notes

Michael Stone <mstone@debian.org> writes:

> On Tue, Aug 31, 2004 at 04:59:05PM +0200, Mario Lang wrote:
>>Michael Stone <mstone@debian.org> writes:
>>> Once again, the english quotes are also stupid:
>>>> mv -iv foo bar
>>> `foo' -> `bar'
>>> It is not clear why german users are the only ones who need an "apology"
>>> because they get stupid-looking quotes.
>>The english quotes at least stick to the idea that one character is one
>> symbol.
> Ooh, you've never seen english double quotes represented like this: ``foo''

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.


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