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Authored by: danrodney on Mar 16, '12 01:04:21PM

As a designer I practice proper typography, so the Don't Save on my page would have a proper apostrophe, instead of a "dumb quote" style which is actually a foot mark. It's sad to hear that the search function of a browser isn't smart enough to figure that out. Browsers should be able to handle that. But it does raise an issue I hadn't thought about. Maybe I should go with the regular apostrophe, because it's better for search... even though it's not correct typography.

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Authored by: jeffshenk on Mar 20, '12 07:04:09PM

It's surprising that a designer who practices correct typography would call a "dumb" single quotation mark a foot mark, since in proper typography the foot mark is the prime symbol and the inch mark is the double prime.



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Authored by: danrodney on Mar 21, '12 04:18:43AM

Many people also use the "dumb" quotes for measurements, whether it's correct or not. In that comment I wasn't trying to get into a long typography lesson here. I was simply trying to make the point that I was using proper quotes and apostrophes.

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