Daring Fireball Projects: SmartyPants is a really cool plugin for MovableType, the CMS that drives this site. The purpose of this plugin is to convert certain standard ASCII items — straight quotes for instance — into their typographically-correct HTML-encoded equivelents. It also works wonders on double dashes (converting them to proper em dashes), and turns triple dots into true ellipsis — or is that ellipsi…
“I give this plugin a ’10’ on a scale of 1 to 9” said a superfluous banter reader who wishes to remain anonymous (for obvious reasons…).
This item was posted byon Friday, December 20th, 2002.
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