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Re: Question marks instead of apostrophes

on Sat, Dec 08, 2001 at 02:37:44PM -0600, Curt Daugaard (cld@core.com) wrote:
> Can anyone explain why Netscape (4.78, running on Sid) displays some
> pages with question marks substituted for apostrophes (and maybe for one
> or two other characters)?  E.g.
>    You?ll want to start by assembling three rows of planks
>    together. Since the flooring "floats" ? it?s attached only
>    to itself, not to the subfloor ? having three rows of
>    planks assembled gives you a wide section of flooring to
>    move around and adjust until you have everything
>    straight. Use 1/4" shims between the planks and the wall
>    to provide an expansion and contraction joint ? the gap
>    will be hidden by your base molding ? and also to
>    wedge the first sections of planking in place while you
>    get going.


Info: http://www.fourmilab.ch/webtools/demoroniser/

See also 'tidy' (w3c HTML validator/cleaner).

IIRC, Mozilla's been back-hacked to handle smart quotes, and to paste
them out properly as normal quotes.

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