I've been putting up with this for years, and now I'm bothering to ask
why it happens, and if there's something we can do about it. I'm using
MT-NW 3.4 in Panther 10.3.3.
Frequently, when people post Usenet articles that are cut-and-pasted
from web pages, there are lots of ed up characters. Here's an
example from rec.arts.tv:
Notice the incorrect quotes around "FLOPS!", and something that looks
like a comma where an apostrophe should be in "Culture's". (Actually,
the quote above isn't accurate -- when I was reading the original post,
there was something that looks like a percent ...