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Re: [Groff] [patch] Typographic quotes in -mdoc %T

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: Re: [Groff] [patch] Typographic quotes in -mdoc %T
Date: Sun, 09 Nov 2014 18:47:17 +0000

Hi Werner,

> > Well, `` and '' get rendered as typographic double quotes in troff,
> This is due to special, manually added, negative kern values for those
> characters.

I didn't know that.  Presumably though, it's still not as potentially
good quality output as using the proper escape to get real “ and ” and
so ``input'' like that should be discouraged, even if it makes TeX users
feel at home?

Cheers, Ralph.

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