[ESS] iESS - consistent string formatting within single and double quotes

Brendan Halpin brendan.halpin at ul.ie
Fri Dec 2 17:39:09 CET 2011

On Fri, Dec 02 2011, Vitalie Spinu wrote:

> To clarify what I mean. The problem is usually caused by strings
> enclosed between back-quote and single quote, as in `string'. Have not
> idea where this convention is coming from.

TeX left-quote/right-quote is probably the major inspiration, but it
also features in Stata macro expansion. I find it completely natural
after all these years but can well understand why it causes pain!

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