[Dctrl-tools-devel] Bug#557964: dctrl-tools: Man page examples use quotes instead of apostrophes and backticks

Gerfried Fuchs rhonda at deb.at
Mon Dec 14 08:18:59 UTC 2009

* Gerfried Fuchs <rhonda at deb.at> [2009-12-14 09:09:14 CET]:
>  A quick digging around in e.g. /etc/groff/man.local inspired me to give
> this one a try which actually works: \N'39' - this will get rendered
> into a proper apostrophe. It though is highly inconvenient and really
> hope that there is a different posibility. :/

 Another option is raised in #457839 - and digging around there and also
reading along and thinking around it seems like this has been fixed for
squeeze/sid already. Given that documentation-only fixes for stable won't
be accepted by the release team there is little we can do for that, and
given that it isn't needed for squeeze/sid anymore there is even less we
actually should do in there, too. :)

 Ferenc, I think we can call this issue a closed one, unless you want to
keep it open until squeeze becomes the next stable. There is little we
can (and especially, should) do from the dctrl-tools front. This isn't
specific to our package, and even was already addressed in the meantime
in the proper place; after all that's the reason why Antti-Juhani wasn't
able to reproduce it in the first place.

 So long!

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