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Date:	Sat, 12 May 2012 16:09:18 +0200
From:	Johannes Weiner <jweiner@...hat.com>
To:	Fengguang Wu <fengguang.wu@...el.com>
Cc:	Michael Tokarev <mjt@....msk.ru>, liwp.linux@...il.com,
	Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Wanpeng Li <liwp@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] unmapped quotes

On Sat, May 12, 2012 at 07:26:37PM +0800, Fengguang Wu wrote:
> On Sat, May 12, 2012 at 01:02:36PM +0400, Michael Tokarev wrote:
> > On 12.05.2012 12:47, liwp.linux@...il.com wrote:
> > > - * If we're over `background_thresh' then the writeback threads are woken to
> > > + * If we're over 'background_thresh' then the writeback threads are woken to
> > 
> > I can't say the original is wrong.  Since these quotes don't have
> > "open" and "close" versions like {} or () pairs does, people often
> > use ` as opening and ' as closing - while staying within ascii.
> > Alternatives are things like « » or other things, but these aren't
> > ascii anymore.  So I'd say keep it alone... ;)
> 
> Agreed. For example, latex uses ` and ' as opening and closing pairs.
> That does look a bit weird for C and shell users ;)

In some fonts, ` is actually symmetrical to '.

If you change it to 'background_thresh', it will look like crap in my
Sütterlin emacs.
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