Re: Hawaiian language site goes Unicode

From: Tony Harminc (
Date: Thu Jun 04 1998 - 14:17:53 EDT

On 4 Jun 98, at 6:01, John Cowan wrote:

> In fact, I think that is unlikely. U+2018 is the preferred character
> in English words like "isn't" and "won't", and it is wildly unlikely
> that any browser or other text-manipulator would line-break or
> hyphenate near it.

I have a little trouble accepting this - U+2018 has the tail up, but
the apostrophe in English contraction and possession has the tail
down. Line-breaking to the left of U+2018 seems pretty reasonable to
me in some contexts.

Tony Harminc

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