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

G. Branden Robinson g.branden.robinson at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 10:28:54 AEST 2019

[looping the groff list back in]

At 2019-02-11T19:04:33-0500, Doug McIlroy wrote:
> 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.

A truly Solomonic solution.  X-D

> > 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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