> E.g. (see p. 6-131) I may
> want to insert ZWNBSP before and after the "+" in
> to ensure that no line break occurs,
Indeed. But surely this would not be taken as a single word
even in the absence of ZWNBSPs: it contains a non-alphabetic
character. Thus this example does not settle the issue of
whether "ap<ZWNBSP>ple" is one word or two.
In particular, why create such a thing (other than by accident)?
Perhaps to suppress line-breaking with hyphenation? In that
case "apple" remains one word, and the ZWNBSP is serving as a
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