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Smart Quotes too smart for MetaFilter?

Are character entities for smart quotes supported? [more inside]
posted by modernserf on May 3, 2012 - 37 comments

cleanup requested on smart quotes

The PIRG post might be fantastic, or it might be crap. It might be the best post of the month, or just pure drivel. I can't tell. Any chance an admin could go in and clean up the smart quotes issue?
posted by anotherpanacea on Dec 4, 2006 - 22 comments

Are em-dashes bad?

Are em-dashes bad? In my post from yesterday I used an — and some “ and ”s (double quotes). But looking at it just now I see they've been changed to plain old - and ". Was this done by hand or automatically? Are there still systems / browsers that mangle these charaters?
posted by Space Coyote on Aug 1, 2004 - 7 comments

stupid "smartquotes" in this thread are breaking Metafilter's RSS feed

It looks like the stupid "smartquotes" in this thread are breaking Metafilter's RSS feed (or at least Syndirella's ability to parse it).
posted by waxpancake on Feb 6, 2003 - 11 comments

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