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Re: Quote characters


Hi Simon,

I concur.  I am fine with making a policy and enforcing it.  We should
not be using angle brackets any more due to issues in controls that
handle html formatting.  I prefer single quotes because double quotes
have to be escaped and I'm lazy but I'm fine either way.



On 10/27/19 11:39 AM, Simon Richter wrote:
> Hi,
> Minor issue, but still a bit of an annoyance: quote characters in
> strings are wildly inconsistent. Some places use double quotes, some use
> single quotes, some use angle brackets.
> It might make sense to make a visual distinction for different kinds of
> objects, e.g.:
>     Cannot open "file name": No such file or directory
>     Signal 'RESET' is tied to signal 'GND'.
>     Component <U1> pin 'VCC' (1) is not driven.
> At least consistently using double quotes would be a marked improvement
> though.
> Translations can use localized quotes, so each language should have
> their own consistent set. I'd expect German to use „file name“
> everywhere, never ‚file name‘, for example.
>    Simon
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