Coding Style: Quotes

Bob X bobx at
Thu Sep 12 21:14:21 EDT 2002

Michael Stenner wrote:
> Since there is no "physical" difference between them, I can't imagine
> why it would matter.  The only reason there "needs" to be two is for
> nested quoting.  Sure, it would be annoying to alternate for each
> string, but beyond that...
Don't you have to escape a single quote within a single quote whereas 
you do not while using a double quote?

i.e. 'It\'s raining'  "It's raining"

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