Windows Live Writer has encoding problems RRS feed

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  • Windows Live Writer has problems when it comes to posting to WordPress.com blogs. For instance, it turns apostrophes into double ticks.

    What I did:
    1. Went into Edit blog settings
    2. Went into the Advanced section
    3. Checked if it's UTF-8 (normal on most WordPress.com blogs)
    4. Tried typing stuff in again, but does even worse (turns certain characters into latin letters)
    A brief summary: This post
    Friday, September 18, 2009 10:59 PM

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  • I have the same problem.  seems to be affecting both apostrophe's and quotation marks they show up as 
    Monday, October 12, 2009 8:14 AM
  • I've seen this as well, but thought it was an issue of browsers or import functions...
    Maybe one of the ADMINS can shed some light on it.

    Good catch.

    Monday, October 12, 2009 6:14 PM