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Re: [PATCH] maint: quote 'like this' or "like this", not `like this'

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: [PATCH] maint: quote 'like this' or "like this", not `like this'
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 08:56:26 +0100

Paul Eggert wrote:
> Here's what I hope is a routine patch adjusting grep to match the
> current GNU coding standards for quoting.
> =====
> * ChangeLog-2009, HACKING, NEWS, README-hacking, cfg.mk, configure.ac:
> * lib/colorize-w32.c, lib/savedir.c, m4/pcre.m4:
> * src/Makefile.am, src/dfa.c, src/dosbuf.c, src/main.c, tests/backref:
> * tests/help-version, tests/tests:
> In commentary, quote 'like this' or "like this" rather than
> `like this' or ``like this''.
> * cfg.mk (old_NEWS_hash): Update due to changed old NEWS.
> * doc/grep.texi (General Output Control): Quote sample text
> with @samp, not with `...'.
> * src/main.c (usage):
> * tests/help-version: Quote 'like this' rather than `like this'
> in diagnostics.

Hi Paul,

Thanks for doing all that.
Would you please hold off until after Paolo's 8-cset dfa series is in?
I began reviewing it just yesterday and will finish that once he rebases.

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