[rfc-i] Broken MUAs, was: Comments on draft-flanagan-nonascii-03

Dale R. Worley worley at ariadne.com
Fri Oct 31 07:45:31 PDT 2014

> From: "Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr)" <jhildebr at cisco.com>

> I asked Dave Thaler (from Microsoft) and Stewart Cheshire (from Apple) 
> about this a while ago, complaining that it was surely one of their doing. 
>  The answer was to go to System Preferences/Keyboard/Text, and uncheck 
> "Use smart quotes and dashes".  It hasn't been a problem for  me since.

I'm not surprised that that works, but why does Mac Outlook use a
superscript 1 for a "smart" apostrophe?  It most definitely is the
wrong character choice.


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