[kramdown-users] Proposal: new option for disabling smart quotes/typography parsers

Thomas Leitner t_leitner at gmx.at
Thu Apr 28 11:56:43 EDT 2011


On 2011-04-18 20:09 -0700 Jack Senechal wrote:
> IMHO, smart quotes are pure evil. I think they make things harder to
> read, etc. This is mostly personal opinion, but there are times when
> it could be critical to preserve the regular quotes if the user
> intends to use those. For instance where one is trying to distinguish
> between a back tick and a single quote. I can see similar scenarios
> for ... , -- , etc.

Use the `smart_quotes` option! By setting it to "apos apos quot quot"
you get the normal, simple quotation marks instead of the smart quotes!

-- Thomas


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