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[AUCTeX-devel] Re: Quoting problems.

From: Ralf Angeli
Subject: [AUCTeX-devel] Re: Quoting problems.
Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2006 19:57:02 +0200

* David Kastrup (2006-07-25) writes:

>>> Why is there no setting "nil"?
>> Which semantics would such a setting have?
> No quote fontification.
>> `font-latex-quotes' currently tells font-latex which type of
>> guillemets is used.  Consequently a setting of nil would mean to
>> disable fontification of guillemets and leave fontification of other
>> quotes activated.  However, this seems kind of useless.
> Why?  If documents don't use guillemets and the fontification gets
> garbled, why not have a way to turn it off?

Quote fontification can potentially go wrong on other quotation mark
types, too.

> Why is the variable
> called font-latex-quotes if it really only works on guillemets?

I didn't choose the name.

>> Uhh, I thought multi-char macros can only consist of address@hidden
> They do.
>> There is quite some code in AUCTeX relying on this assumption.
> This is like \chapter*: the real macro is called \<, but if it is
> called with a suffix of < following it, the \WithSuffix definition
> gets used.
> suffix.sty is a fun little style file...

The following code seems to work quite fine even without suffix.sty:


That makes me a bit nervous.


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