[Ads-l] testing intelligent quotes

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri Oct 17 00:14:13 UTC 2014

“abc” ‘def’

In my text the above appear as intelligent 
quotation marks before this message is 
sent.  Let's see what they appear as to various 
members' email applications.  One answer from 
each of three factions should be sufficient -- 
either as intelligent quotes (different forms for 
opening and closing), unintelligent quotes (same 
form for opening and closing), or gibberish 
(strings of three characters, such as ’ for a single quote or apostrophe).

If for some email applications they appear as 
quotation marks (whether intelligent or 
unintelligent), then the fault lies in your email application, dear Brutus.


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