[Corpora-List] Encoding of apostrophes and quotes

Andy Roberts andyr at comp.leeds.ac.uk
Fri Jun 30 18:04:01 CEST 2006


On Fri, 30 Jun 2006, Hardie, Andrew wrote:


> Another use of apostrophe to add to the pile: I've often encountered

> two in a row used instead of a double quote.

>


I suspect that the LaTeX typesetting system has something to do with
that. In a LaTeX source file, you can `single quote' and ``double
quote''. When it is then processed into a proper document, these quotes
are detected and the appropriate curly ones are displayed.

Andy





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