From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Nov 04 2002 - 10:18:19 EST
At 09:26 +0000 2002-11-04, John Delacour wrote:
>>It's a terrible idea. I hate ``this quoting convention" (or
>>alternatively ``this one'') as much as anyone.
>It's a very good idea if you consider that it enables us-ascii text
>to be easily converted to nicely formatted text containing curly
>quotes pointing in the right directions, which is the reason for the
Most decent word processers can do this correctly with pairs of "
without resorting to this dinosaur of 7-bit encoding mucking up plain
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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