[wp-hackers] WordPress Uses "Wrong" Apostrophe in Blog Title
r at robm.me.uk
Sun Jul 8 03:57:16 GMT 2007
> Apostrophes should be defined by the Font in use, not be what someone
> "should be used". The last time I checked, windows uses Trebuchet MS
> as the
> font for most of the OS. In Trebuchet MS, the "neutral apostrophe" is
> In other fonts, they might use the "curly apostrophe". The font should be
> the deciding party on what the apostrophe should look like, not
> Or... is WordPress just using htmlspecialchars()? In which case, take the
> last sentence and replace "WordPress" with "PHP".
What? It's not up to the font at all, ’ is fundamentally and
semantically different to ', and the former should be used as an
apostrophe in text.
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