Re: “book end” or <enclosing characters> in most languages?

From: Ben Dougall (
Date: Thu May 29 2003 - 07:55:35 EDT

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    On Wednesday, May 28, 2003, at 06:59 pm, Otto Stolz wrote:

    > PS. In these tow languages, the quote-marks are paired thusly:
    > en_US: U+201C ... U+201D, and U+2018 ... U+2019
    > de_DE: U+201E ... U+201C, and U+201A ... U+2018

    are they the right way round? so in german it'd be:

    otto said „So, there is not comprehensive list of openers vs. closers

    is that right? the way i've used the quote marks that is. of course the
    text in the quote is incorrect :) - but it is. the comprehensive list
    would just have to be language specific, like the character ordering
    stuff is.

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