From: Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Jun 27 2008 - 10:32:27 CDT
At 17:01 +0200 2008-06-27, Andreas Prilop wrote:
>On Thu, 26 Jun 2008, Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven wrote:
>>> Then they should have used U+2019 (') instead of U+0027 (').
>> Then let me ask the obvious: why?
>Because the Unicode standard says:
And so it is. And when one is typesetting, one uses it. In the
Wikipedia, however, single and double ASCII quotes are used very
widely in the wiki markup, and so the Wiki editing box doesn't
support smart quotes. One can, if one wishes, manually insert smart
apostrophes alongside the mark-up.
-- Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
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