Mav said the following quoted text:
Well a person should /not/ be using fancy things
like curly quotes and long hyphens because many
browsers (especially on non-MS systems) display them
as question makes.
I expect a couple typographists to get serious heart problems from that.
These should be fixed, not allowed
Please! Let's all return to the 6-bit ASCII set, everything else is
bloat, and unsupported by older systems.
The fact that some browsers break these
codes should be a good hint that they should not be
used to begin with (esp. since ASCII quotes and
regular hyphens can be used instead).
Just as I said above.
Also, from another post:
When I see "You need to
upgrade your browser" I leave and never come back.
Please, also, keep your Netscape 4 and watch it break every standard and
recommendation that W3C proposed. You may also try things with
NetPositive and the likes, which are though newer, but support
/nothing/. Hell, lynx and (e)links do better at 'splaying a page. And
indeed, if your browser, or whoever's browser SUCKS, then sorry, compile
a links. It's shouldn't be /that/ hard, especially for hardcore users
of heavily outdated servermonsters (which are, granted, otherwise quite
Unicode is the Present. Live With It™.
"Your job is being a professor and researcher: That's one hell of a good
excuse for some of the brain-damages of minix." (Torvalds to Tanenbaum)