Re: Man and UTF-8.
Nicolas Alvarez <email@example.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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>