[PATCH 3/5] winecfg: Make winecfg resources compilable byaWindows resource compiler

Frank Richter frank.richter at gmail.com
Tue Jul 31 11:05:13 CDT 2007

On 31.07.2007 17:44, Dmitry Timoshkov wrote:
> "Alexandre Julliard" <julliard at winehq.org> wrote:
>> Like it or not different languages use different styles of quoting,
>> and you can't force everybody to use single quotes just because a
>> couple of places are escaping " incorrectly.
> Not a couple of places! It got spreaded by copy/pasting over almost all
> of .rc files. For what gain? Just because somebody likes "fancy" things?

FWIW, use of "fancy" quotes is sometimes featured in official rules for
languages. In German, for example, but likely others, too.

Also, while " and ' have obviously a special meaning for the resource
compiler and need to be escaped, I doubt ‘’‚‛“”„「」『』 have, so using
them in strings - as far as the codepage allows - shouldn't cause any


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