[XeTeX] English and American quotes

Andrew Cunningham lang.support at gmail.com
Tue Jul 29 08:20:05 CEST 2008

Australian conventions follow British English. US practice tends to be an

2008/7/29 Andrew Moschou <andmos at gmail.com>

> Somewhat off topic.
> Neither; Australia is not next to the Atlantic. Though, a quick look at a
> map shows that Australia is closer to the east side than the west side. To
> throw things around, we can't make this sort of statement without
> considering Canada, South Africa and other (former) colonies!
> Andrew
> 2008/7/29 Barry MacKichan <barry.mackichan at mackichan.com>
>> Aha, this must mean that the rule is single quotes east of the Atlantic
>> and double to the west. I can see how this would cause confusion in
>> Australia. On which side of the Atlantic *is* Australia, anyway?
>> --Barry
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Andrew Cunningham
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State Library of Victoria

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