[XeTeX] Typographic question : quotation marks and apostrophes

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Thu Dec 15 23:00:22 CET 2011

On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 08:54:24PM +0000, Philip TAYLOR wrote:
> Zdenek Wagner wrote:
> >This convention is not used in the Czech language
> With the greatest respect, Zdeněk, I do not necessarily agree.
> Please take a look at "Bible: Písmo svaté Starého a Nového zákona
> včetně deuterokanonických knih, Česká biblická společnost:
> Praha 1985. [tzv. Ekumenický překlad]" and tell me if you would
> not agree that there are thin spaces before colons, semi-colons
> and interrogatives (but not before exclamation marks).

Old printed Arabic books follow a similar convention, may be it was the
printing "fashion" of that time?


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