curlyquotes, character sets, livecode, and english

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sun May 26 13:26:02 CDT 2013


On 5/26/13 1:13 PM, Richmond wrote:
> On 05/26/2013 08:30 PM, Dr. Hawkins wrote:
>> There is no possibility of my application ever being used in an
>> application
>> other than English.
>
> Really?
>
>>
>> For that matter, there is no possibility of it being used in a non-US
>> country.
>
> Missouri German.
>
> Texas German.
>
> Amish Swiss German (steam-driven computer perhaps).
>
> Mexican Spanish.
>
> Louisiana French.
>
> Haight-Ashbury LSD-driven gobbledegook (pace Tom Sharp's "All Electric
> Kool-Aid Acid Test - wow, that book really rocked my socks).
>
> Gullah.
>
> Yiddish.

On the other hand, he's a US lawyer writing an app for other US lawyers 
that concerns US law. If someone got through law school speaking only 
Yiddish, they probably cheated. :)

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Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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