I’m back at work, oh joy of joys! My car is dead, hoorah!
The “nice” text formatting in WordPress – the way it works by default in v1.5, with no formatting plugins enabled, turning line breaks into paragraphs and straight quotes into curly quotes and most importantly, double-hyphens into n-dashes – is the shittiest thing EVAR. It ruins any post that needs an HTML comment inside it. And the unpredictability of it just suxxors. How do I find out what characters it’s substituting, and how do I make it stop? (potentially relevant support threads: 1 2 3 – looks like I might have to write a plugin)
Today’s Cubicle Survival Game is brought to you by N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA): picture all your coworkers dressed up as candy ravers. Fun for five whole minutes, I tell ya.