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Re: Man and UTF-8.

Nicolas Alvarez <nicolas.alvarez@gmail.com> writes:
> Nicolas Alvarez wrote:

>> Regardless, I'm sure I have seen some manpages that do show Unicode
>> quotes in the man reader. Of course, I can't find any example now :(

> Got it; those manpages use \[lq] and \[rq]. They are correctly converted
> to either “” or "" depending on the locale.

Yeah, that's a groff-specific feature.  I suspect they won't render
properly on, for instance, Solaris.  (\[xx] is a groff extension to the

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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