The rules for line-breaking will be very much language dependent, for
example, in Dutch, you can break when the vowel carries a diaeresis, and
then the diaeresis will dissappear. for example našpen becomes na-apen.
(However, a recent spelling change has removed this type of diaeresis, and
now prescribes na-apen always)
Such cases will need to be treated with an exception list in most cases,
as cafeetjes broken as cafť-tjes, or German backen broken as back-ken.
Dealing with a unified diaeresis/umlaut mark is easy compared with that.
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