[TUHS] "Re: [groff] modernize -T ascii rendering of opening single quote"

Doug McIlroy doug at cs.dartmouth.edu
Tue Feb 12 10:04:33 AEST 2019

Unless my leg is being pulled, I sent that for pure amusement.
Gcc has a very open mind on the subject, using both options
in the same sentence.


> Doug wrote:
> > A diagnostic from gcc chimes in:
> > 'mktemp' is deprecated: the use of `mktemp' is dangerous; use `mkstemp'
> https://www.gnu.org/prep/standards/standards.html#Quote-Characters

My impression was Doug was passing on a warning about the continued used
of mktemp(3) rather than the continued use of ASCII.

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