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bug#25483: 26.0.50; Not possible to put ASCII quote in result of format-


From: Stephen Berman
Subject: bug#25483: 26.0.50; Not possible to put ASCII quote in result of format-message
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:45:49 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:00:49 +0100 Philipp Stephani <address@hidden> wrote:

> Evaluate:
>
> (format-message "'")
> "’"
> (format-message "\\='")
> "\\=’"
>
> Note that it is apparently impossible to put an ASCII quote into the
> result of format-message.  Quoting with \= doesn't appear to work.

As its doc string says, text-quoting-style determines this:

(let ((text-quoting-style 'straight))
  (format-message "'"))
"'"

Steve Berman





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