Ancient Greek apostrophe marking elision

Andrew Cunningham via Unicode unicode at
Sun Jan 27 02:02:07 CST 2019

On Sunday, 27 January 2019, Asmus Freytag via Unicode <unicode at>

> Choice of quotation marks is language-based and for novels, many times
> there are
> additional conventions that may differ by publisher.
> Wonder why the publisher is forcing single quotes on them

In theory quotation marks are language based but many languages have had
the puntuation and typographic conventions of colonial languages  imposed,
even when it isn't the best choice.

And publishers are following established patterns. The publishers that care
about the language do try to distinguish or refine these characters


Andrew Cunningham at
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