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Re: Man and UTF-8.

Jakub Wilk wrote:
> * Charles Plessy <plessy@debian.org>, 2009-11-17, 22:53:
>>In the manpage I wrote, I wanted to use English guillemets (‘’). This
>>lead to errors and I gave up, replacing them by `'. Guess what? Groff
>>understood what I wanted and put nice Unicode guillemets in the ouptut!
>>I am quite amazed, even if it looks like a strange hack to me.
> It's not a hack, it's an old, documented behaviour.

And sometimes annoying. I have seen command examples in manpages that used 
fancy Unicode quotes, and didn't work when copied and pasted into a shell.


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