[wp-hackers] WordPress Uses "Wrong" Apostrophe in Blog Title

Matt speedboxer at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 06:52:24 GMT 2007

On 7/10/07, Rob Miller <r at robm.me.uk> wrote:
> Are you being deliberately obtuse or something? There are times when you
> should use the neutral apostrophe, or else it wouldn't exist: however,
> one of these times is *not* as an apostrophe or single quotation mark in
> normal text when you're able to use more than just ASCII. "don't" is
> wrong, "don't" is right; "'I went to the shops', said Mary." is wrong,
> "'I went to the shops', said Mary." is right; etc. etc. etc.
> Nobody will throw a fit if you use the typewriter/neutral apostrophe
> instead of the correct characters, but why on earth would you go out of
> your way to change WordPress's behaviour from correctly using smart
> quotes to only using dumb ones?

I was just kidding on my last message. I didn't even know there were 2
different apostrophes...

Matt (speedboxer at gmail.com)
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