Apparently something wonky happened with WordPress, and ALL my previous posts now have odd control characters inserted at the ends of sentences, and next to some punctuation marks, and occasionally just randomly in a line.

I’m not sure I can correct this globally… It’s going to be a chore to do it by hand.    I’ll fix them all eventually…

But until then, you have my apologies.

The new posts seem not to have this problem…



  • Ben Says:

    Probably not particularly helpful, but that’s almost certainly a character encoding issue. Like the posts being ANSI or ISO-8859-1 and now being UTF-8. They are basically schemes that tell programs what character to display, so if they are changed, what was previously perhaps a quotation mark is now something else …

    Why WP would suddenly change this for old posts, no idea though.