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bug #12534: endash and emdash confusion

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Submitted on:  Thu 30 Oct 2008 09:03:08 PM UTC  
 
Category: museSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
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Thu 30 Oct 2008 09:03:08 PM UTC, original submission:

There appears to be some confusion over endashes and emdashes. An endash is used for (number) ranges, while an emdash is normally used in a sentence.

To reproduce:
10--20 should be: 10<literal style="html">&ndash;</literal><literal style="latex">--</literal>20

In "html" style, this renders to:
<!-- Page published by Emacs Muse begins here -->
<p>10&mdash;20 should be: 10&ndash;20</p>
<p>OK&mdash;this is indeed an emdash...</p>
<!-- Page published by Emacs Muse ends here -->

Is there some other way to get an endash except for the verbose "<literal>" form above?

This is with emacs-muse from git as of 2008-10-13 (5cc807).

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