> Yes, we have had it for a long time; no, nobody has solved it
> entirely; and yes, this approach is wrong. Breaking a string into
> words may require a thorough understanding of the vocabulary and
> grammar of the language, and even that may not be enough.
But how can we then ever have a reliable word-break algorithm? It cannot be that, say, for a simple editor (be it written in Java or whatever) you have to supply a database with language specific details just to do automatic word wrap.
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