[XeTeX] Typographic question : quotation marks and apostrophes
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Thu Dec 15 20:40:46 CET 2011
On 15 déc. 2011, at 20:34, Jonathan Kew wrote:
> Not particularly relevant. The "full stop" or "period" that ends a sentence is semantically different from the "decimal point" that punctuates numbers. That doesn't mean we have separate character codes for them. From a character-encoding point of view, they're the same character; they just happen to have multiple uses.
Indeed, but we continue to think that we have digitized our texts when all we have done is to digitize a few character forms. We are footling around in the dark ages.
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