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

Rob Miller r at robm.me.uk
Sun Jul 8 03:39:30 GMT 2007

Matt wrote:
> On 7/7/07, Rob Miller <r at robm.me.uk> wrote:
>> It says "&#39; is the equivalent of the XML &apos;", not "use &#39;
>> whenever you want to use an apostrophe in your writing"?
> But, it also implies that &apos; is the correct way of doing it, but use
> &#39; as the equivalent.
All it says is that it's the correct way of getting a neutral apostrophe 
('), which is totally different to the one you should use in your 
writing (’).

&#39; is still useful, such as in situations like:

<input type='text' name='foo' id='foo' value='I like neutral apostrophes 
(&#39;)' />

...it's just not for apostrophes in your writing.

Rob Miller

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