[Ach] Checking for copy/pastability from the PDF

Adam Lewicki adam at lewicki.at
Wed Nov 20 08:09:57 CET 2013

Quoting Pepi Zawodsky <pepi.zawodsky at maclemon.at>:

> While these are typographically correct as an apostropohe (like in a  
> possesive case) they do break command line strings and config lines  
> that are meant to be copy/pasteable. Well, you can still copy them,  
> but they break the command or config file you paste them in.

If I may add my 2 cents. As a webserver guy here I'd suggest producing  
a document in more than one format. While PDF is nice to print out and  
put in a binder or show around in a management-esque meeting, it's not  
my preferred go-to-source for c&p-able code/conf snippets.

I'm not really confident in TeX, but isn't there an option to produce  
plain-text documents or even simple html?
Both formats are quite okay for copy&paste.

You may now tear my arguments apart :)

Best wishes

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