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Straighten apostrophes (copy stable typo rule to Gen Fixes)
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An apostrophe-straightening typo rule rule has been in effect since October 2018 with essentially no false positives. This is more of a MOS:PUNCT fix than a typo, so it makes more sense to add to General Fixes than to keep it only as a typo fix.

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Changed task title from "move stable typo rule" to "copy stable typo rule", per WT:AWB/T#Move "'s" rule to WP:GENFIXES?.

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Tom.Reding renamed this task from Straighten apostrophes (move stable typo rule to Gen Fixes) to Straighten apostrophes (copy stable typo rule to Gen Fixes).Sep 16 2019, 8:47 PM
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When the rule is coded as a general fix it could also tackle apostrophe-s after a wikilink, [[example]]’s