[NTG-context] \quote

Alan BRASLAU alan.braslau at cea.fr
Thu Nov 4 12:59:37 CET 2010


On Thursday 04 November 2010 12:47:44 Herbert Voss wrote:
> the documation says, that \quote gives a single quote.
> Why do I get a double one for french?
> 
> \starttext
> \language[nl]\quote{Nederlandse},
> \language[en]\quote{English},
> \language[de]\quote{Deutsch} oder
> \language[fr]\quote{Fran\cc ais}.
> \stoptext
> 
> mkiv/TeXLive2010
> 
> Herbert

I do not know what is the correct usage in French,
but single guillemets do exist in unicode:

$ unicode guillemet

U+00AB LEFT-POINTING DOUBLE ANGLE QUOTATION MARK
UTF-8: c2 ab  UTF-16BE: 00ab  Decimal: «
«
Category: Pi (Punctuation, Initial quote)
Bidi: ON (Other Neutrals)
Character is mirrored

U+00BB RIGHT-POINTING DOUBLE ANGLE QUOTATION MARK
UTF-8: c2 bb  UTF-16BE: 00bb  Decimal: »
»
Category: Pf (Punctuation, Final quote)
Bidi: ON (Other Neutrals)
Character is mirrored

U+2039 SINGLE LEFT-POINTING ANGLE QUOTATION MARK
UTF-8: e2 80 b9  UTF-16BE: 2039  Decimal: ‹
‹
Category: Pi (Punctuation, Initial quote)
Bidi: ON (Other Neutrals)
Character is mirrored

U+203A SINGLE RIGHT-POINTING ANGLE QUOTATION MARK
UTF-8: e2 80 ba  UTF-16BE: 203a  Decimal: ›
›
Category: Pf (Punctuation, Final quote)
Bidi: ON (Other Neutrals)
Character is mirrored



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