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The apostrophe: victim of poor programming practices

02/27/08 | by Adam | Categories: Technology

Link: http://news.wired.com/dynamic/stories/A/APOSTROPHES_IN_NAMES?SITE=WIRE&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-02-21-18-20-25

Interesting article on how poorly constructed code makes a hash of legitimate names.

On the other hand, xkcd has a nice example of when you really should filter your input data...

 

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