Re: [PATCH 1/6] ld.so.8: clarify synopsis

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On Thursday 20 October 2011 14:28:39 Reuben Thomas wrote:
> On 20 October 2011 13:26, Mike Frysinger <vapier@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Thursday 20 October 2011 14:17:39 Reuben Thomas wrote:
> >> On 20 October 2011 13:08, Mike Frysinger <vapier@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> > On Thursday 20 October 2011 03:04:12 Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> >> >> +.RB \*(lq /lib/ld-linux.so.*
> >> >> +.RI [ options ]
> >> >> +.I program
> >> >> +.RI [ arguments ]\*(rq.
> >> > 
> >> > can we avoid lq/rq ?  it's pretty uncommon and imo, just useless
> >> > noise.
> >> 
> >> Au contraire, proper quotation marks make man pages more readable; to
> >> be encouraged.
> > 
> > sorry, my point was lq/rq vs "", not lq/rq vs nothing ...
> 
> In that case I retract my retraction: I'd much rather have curly
> quotes. They're more readable and they make it easier to tell when
> quotes are part of input/output (in which case they're straight).

it's uncommon in the man-pages tree.  if you want to start a discussion about 
the style in the tree, then feel free, but please don't introduce deviation.  
do it right from the start.
-mike

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