[XeTeX] Typographic question : quotation marks and apostrophes

Bruno Le Floch blflatex at gmail.com
Thu Dec 22 09:22:36 CET 2011

> On the quotes front, one answer, generally inapplicable, is to move away
> from Anglo-Saxonia and to use « and », and double quotes within quotations.
> Most programs handle that automatically now.

In a XeTeX context, « and » could be made active, and expand to the
relevant language-aware quotes, also taking care of nesting.

It doesn't solve the question of what to produce in the output, though.


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