single quotes in the manpage

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at
Thu May 15 18:20:16 EST 2003

In the manpage, all occurrences of a single quote (or apostrophe) are
preceded by a backslash.  This means that these get turned into acute
accents by groff; here's the relevant part of the groff manpage:

  \'     The  acute accent ; same as \(aa.  Unescaped: apostrophe, right
          quotation mark, single quote (ASCII 0x27).

I think all these backslashes should be removed, as the acute accent
won't display correctly on all terminals and aren't intended anyway

This concerns both rsync.1 and rsyncd.conf.5 .

Paul Slootman

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