Tidbits

In another sudden bout of laziness, another quick tidbits post!

• We’re back from France and the server is back up. Silly mistake involving the watchdog and ~2500 automatic reboots.

• I found a really interesting article about dashes, spaces, and other punctuation, and how to use it in [X]HTML: The Trouble With EM ’n EN (and Other Shady Characters). Did you know there were 14 types of quote? I only knew of 6…

1 thought on “Tidbits

  1. Hah, I didn’t know you cared.
    But, well, since we are on the subject, well done for picking up on this. Personally I have been fighting a losing battle on this for years. I use two sources on this. Hard and fast rules are in the MHRA style book, from Maney publishers, and more prosaically the two books by Robin Williams — The Mac is Not a Typewiter — and — Beyond the Mac is Not a Typewiter — both available from Peachpit. As to HTML I don’t really know enough about it, but I will try harder. Thanks for the reference though.

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