[NTG-context] using `` '' the output is wrong.

Aditya Mahajan adityam at umich.edu
Tue Jan 19 21:28:15 CET 2010


On Tue, 19 Jan 2010, Alan BRASLAU wrote:

> On Tuesday 19 January 2010 20:31:22 Mojca Miklavec wrote:
>> Let me be a bit more "nationalistic" and exaggerate a bit for a moment
>> (just in order to explain why I find the idea of using `` a bad one;
>> do not take the text below too seriously or personally):
>
> I think that the easiest would be for everyone to use English :)
> That's my bit for Imperialism!
>
> As I write in a mixture of languages, I like to use \quotation{}.
> But long-time TeX users have habits that die hard,
> and just as we expect fl to yield fl, we also learn many "bad" tricks
> such as ``'' and ...
>
>> - The deciding moment when some of these ugly tricks have been thrown
>> away was when we realized that if you do add those tricks, there is no
>> way to print the grave accent.
>
> How about {\`} (untested)

No. It is not easy. See 
http://archive.contextgarden.net/thread/20060912.165653.90ce7552.en.html

In particular, see Taco's reply.

Aditya


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