Re: Unicode and Kermit

From: Mark Davis (
Date: Fri Aug 13 1999 - 00:03:38 EDT

Yes, the ZWNBSP (and ZWSP) should also affect word selection, e.g. with
double click or control arrow. They will only affect it in conditions
where they make a change; for example, ap<ZWNBSP>ple and apple will each
count as a single word for double click or control arrow. wrote:

> >> This is not quite true: BOM is not quite a NO-OP; it does
> need to be removed > from a file. For example, f I split a file
> into two, then concatenate, the > result should be identical to
> the original--it isn't unless I remove the BOM.
> >True. But what effect does the extra ZWNBSP have in such a
> case? Nearly none: the character is zero-width, does not affect
> breaking, etc. (If the file was broken between a base
> character and its combining character(s), then you may have a
> problem.)
> Should we also expect that the extra ZWNBSP might also affect
> cursor movement & selection using, e.g., ctrl-right arrow (the
> ZWNBSP might appear as a word boundary where none existed prior
> to the split/concatenation)?
> Peter

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