Hal E. Fulton <hfulton / austin.rr.com> wrote in message news:000901bfc837$48c834e0$45441c18 / austin.rr.com...
> Steven,
>
> I think Dave means something else.
>
> He wants the two to be different but not asymmetrical. In other
> words, view the punctuation marks as downward-pointing
> clock hands.
>
> In my font on Windoze, backtick points at 4 or 5; single-quote
> points at 6. Dave, I think, wants single-quote to point at 7 or 8,
> i.e., to be a mirror image. No ambiguity and no asymmetry.
>

oh, of course.  duh!

thanks.