[Ads-l] Mailing list treatment of quotation marks, apostrophes, and hyphens

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Fri Oct 17 06:07:46 UTC 2014

WB noted earlier: The only safe path through the ADS-List mine field
is the U.S. keyboard alphabet & numbers, some punctuation, etc.  Aisle
type up my notes in Libre Office Writer (because itch free), copy &
paste into an ebola-proof washing machine (Note Pad, spitting out
.txt), recopy & paste into an ADSLpated message, trying to remember to
strip out umlauts, graves, acutes, circumflexes, genuflexions, quotes,
apostrophes. And maybe no scrambling. Ive gotten so skillful at this,
any improvement in the ADS-L webpage interface would be a

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