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The purpose of quotations?

by Cursorcowboy / May 15, 2005 / 6:57 AM UTC

What is the rational for the CNET technicians having coded the conversion of any used quotation in the body of a thread to a double apostrophe?

IMO, leaving well enough along with text submitted would be less confusing and allow smoother operations of the software.

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My guess.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 15, 2005 / 7:55 AM UTC

In some other software system, a bug was found when the users tapped the capslock key. I kid you not that rather than fix the software they removed the capslock key from the keyboards with a screwdriver.

Bob

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Sounds as if we know who "they" are.
by Cursorcowboy / May 16, 2005 / 5:46 AM UTC
In reply to: My guess.

Thanks.

When software is built, it should be able to handle everyday processes such as "long URLs" use too, which I know the CNET software does not. Does everybody?

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